ARGENTINA: Keynote for'52

Running for President five years ago, Juan Peron campaigned mainly against U.S. Ambassador Spruille Braden, who had been rash enough to criticize Peron's dictatorial style. Last week, as the President prepared to run for a second term in 1952, Argentina's government loosed a blast against Peron's favorite electioneering target, the U.S. The attack was launched in the front page of Buenos Aires' semi-official newspaper Democrada, in an editorial signed by "Descartes," a writer generally believed to be Peron himself. Wrote Descartes:

"[U.S.] diplomacy [is] an amateurish mixture of provocation, pressure, persuasion and money. The entire continent has been flooded...

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