GREAT BRITAIN: Sulphurous Ghost

Rip-snorting out of retirement last week went wizened Philip Snowden, sulphurous First Viscount Snowden of Ickornshaw and in his day the Labor Party's great Chancellor of the Exchequer (1924 & 1929-31). As a campaign orator, the noble Viscount has no peer in scathing invective and corrosive scorn. He quit the Labor Party four years ago to campaign for his old friend James Ramsay MacDonald so that the National Government formed at the behest of King George (TIME, Aug. 31, 1931) could triumph at the polls. Last week Viscount Snowden proved that his heart in Britain's next general election is with...

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