GREAT BRITAIN: Disgusting, Cried a Tory

Clement Attlee in defeat still stuck to his promise to avoid "opposing for the sake of opposition." But his boys would be boys.

Last week Britain's Tory government asked the House of Commons to ratify the Japanese Peace Treaty, which Laborite Herbert Morrison signed at San Francisco. Attlee ordered the Labor Party to vote in favor. More than one-third did not. Though the treaty was approved (by 382 votes to 33), it was fought by the left-wing Bevanites (who think it is an American idea and therefore bad) and by Socialist M.P.s from textile and pottery constituencies, who fear a...

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