RADICALS: Down With Us!

On second thought, the U.S. Communists discovered that they could do without themselves. The National Committee of the party last week resolved—unanimously, of course—to stage a full-dress left-handed harakiri, with mass meetings, Browder speeches, and all.

Swan Browder sang a moving goodby. He sang of a beautiful world-a-coming, with "the two-party system traditional in our country" working to everybody's satisfaction, the system of free enterprise "beyond question" operating "to the benefit of labor, farmers and capital"—in short, at last the full realization of the Communist Party program. He had achieved his...

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