CANADA: Facing the Facts

Of all the plain words on the world crisis last week (see NATIONAL AFFAIRS), none were plainer—or better received—than those of Rhys Manly Sale, energetic president of the Ford Motor Co. of Canada. "There is not enough awareness of the danger in this country," Sale told the members of Toronto's Canadian Club. "I can't see this policy of business-as-usual with a touch of defense for flavoring."

Sale called for an immediate increase in the armed forces (with conscription if needed), a speedup in defense production, higher taxes, and a ban on the Communist Party. Said he: "We have the wherewithal...

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