GREAT BRITAIN: Character in Question

Winston Churchill's critics at home were little more impressed than Australia by the smash hit he scored in Washington. Angered by Britain's performances in Hong Kong and Malaya, they cried more loudly than ever that the Prime Minister's Government is deadweighted with stiff, obsolete wearers of The Old School Tie.

Said the solid, scholarly Economist: "Once again an enemy has been underestimated. Once again the impregnable has been assaulted. Once again British forces have gone out to battle inadequately supported from the air. Once again the boasts of the week before the campaign began have been made to look silly. Once...

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