RUMANIA: Nice for Nazis

If a snowball should refuse to melt in Hell, King Carol of Rumania would be no more surprised than he was last week by the results of Rumania's elections. Any Premier, no matter how unpopular, traditionally wins the election in Rumania if he has the support of the King. One reason for this is that the police always "work for the King's candidate" (four people were killed last week) and this factor alone has been found by experience to be worth 20% of the votes. If a Premier can then poll 20% more on...

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