Foreign News: 5,000,000 Frenchmen

Five million Frenchmen vote Communist, more than vote for any other single party. Paris' monthly Realities asked the French Institute of Public Opinion to find out why.

After testing the political opinions of a representative sample of Communists, Realities concluded that most Communist voters are a fearfully loyal lot who don't really understand what they are being loyal to.

The average French Communist, Realities found, votes Communist in deference first to his stomach, which he believes the Communists can fill, and secondly to his skin, which he believes the Reds can save through their "policy of peace." He has taken aboard quite a...

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