Saints & Sinners

Because of Colombia's rigid internal censorship, Bogota's famed Liberal daily, El Tiempo, keeps a guarded silence about political developments at home. But when considering the affairs of her hemisphere neighbors, El Tiempo aims and fires at will. Last week El Tiempo drew a bead on Argentina's President Juan Domingo Perón, whose followers recently celebrated Loyalty Day (TIME, Oct. 30), known also to thousands of Argentines as "Saint Perón's Day." Said El Tiempo:

"Saint Perón's Day signifies that popular rapture has reached a heavenly level. It is not enough to call Perón a Caudillo, Big Brother, Duce or Führer; these terms...

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