Foreign News: Rebel on the Right

As a graduate of Eton and Oxford, a good London clubman (Bucks and Beefsteak), a wartime Grenadier Guardsman, an unsuccessful Tory candidate for the House of Commons, the son of a former colonial governor of Kenya and a peer of the realm, young (32) John Edward Poynder Grigg, 2nd Baron Altrincham of Tormarton, might well be expected to defend with heart and hand the well-rooted principle of British conservatism. Instead, as the peppery and literate editor of the National and English Review (which he inherited along with his title from his father), Tory Lord Altrincham has aimed the barbs of...

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