POLICIES & PRINCIPLES: The Foundation of Peace

Winston Churchill is a great clarifier of the muddied obvious. He tells people what they already know; but again & again it turns out that they did not know it clearly enough to understand it until Churchill made it brilliantly plain. Last week at the Tory party conference in Wales, Churchill repeated his familiar miracle. Out of the scrambled staccato of "current events" he fashioned a sort of prophetic poem—as if he were reading from a page of history (which he was). Excerpts:

"We are confronted with the deadly enmity and continued aggression of the Russian Communist government and...

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