National Affairs: EISENHOWER ON COMMUNISM

GREAT truths," said Dwight Eisenhower last week at Milwaukee, "can, at times, be startlingly simple." The great truth Ike had in mind: the opposition of Communism and freedom. Said Ike:

"Communism and freedom . . . signify two titanic ideas, two ways of life, two totally irreconcilable beliefs in the nature and destiny of man. The one—freedom—knows man as a creature of God, blessed with a free and individual destiny, governed by eternal moral and natural laws.

"The second—Communism—claims man to be an animal creature of the state, curses him for his stubborn instinct for independence, governs with a tyranny that makes its...

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