GREAT BRITAIN: Spring Flirtation

For the first time since he was returned to office with a paper-thin majority 18 months ago, Prime Minister Winston Churchill was flirting with the notion of calling a general election. It was, at most, a mild flirtation. But the very suggestion that the wise old politician was again making eyes at a ballot box was enough to set tongues wagging in London last week.

Socialists have occasionally warned that Churchill might try to take advantage of the patriotic euphoria of the coronation to call a "snap general election." But the P. M. himself is said to feel that...

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