National Affairs: Dead Hare, Weeping Fox

No sooner had the Senate stopped the President cold on Neutrality last fortnight than Prime Minister Chamberlain announced Britain's appeasing recognition of the "special requirements" of Japan's armies in China. This seeming default by the greatest of the Democracies which Mr. Roosevelt wanted to support enabled California's white-crested, Isolationist Senator Hiram Johnson to crow:

"The people of this country can thank God they have a Congress that hasn't made the mistake thus far of intervening in present affairs in China or of being the ally of anybody.

"We would be in a hell of...

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