Foreign News: Poujadists Under Fire

The Assembly president rang his silver bell, the Communists and Socialists banged their desks, the Poujadists sang the Marseillaise, and the center looked on in shocked silence. "You are a danger to the Republic," one aroused Deputy shouted at the Poujadists. "Yes—to the republic of cronies," retorted Poujadist Jean-Marie Le Pen. The Chamber of Deputies, which had been stunned to discover the voters of France had elected 53 vulgar persons called Poujadists to their republic of cronies, was trying to get rid of the fellows by other means.

Poujade had run his candidates under three different labels to catch votes. Several other...

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