Britain: The Trials of Harold

The rage among British cartoonists these days is to picture Harold Wilson in the buff, thus reflecting Britain's denuded estate. Though he frequently comes out looking quite cherubic, the cartoonists' jabs are just one of the painfully bare facts of life that Britain's Prime Minister has to face in the nadir of his popularity. As he leaves for Washington this week for his first talks in eight months with Lyndon Johnson, Wilson finds himself under fire from almost every direction. So bitter has the criticism become that Lord Gardiner, the Lord Chancellor,...