CANADA: Recovery Before Reform

Afraid that he might lose a Canadian general election by seeming too much like President Hoover, Canada's stuffy, rich and pious Premier Richard Bedford Bennett long ago announced a "New Deal" (TIME, Jan. 14). Last week his enemies set out to defeat him for being too much like President Roosevelt. Flaying the New Deal shibboleth of Reform-before-Recovery, the Premier's bitter rival, onetime Canadian Premier William Lyon MacKenzie King launched his Liberal Party's electioneering campaign with a radio speech in which he keynoted "Recovery Ahead of Reform!"

Said Mr. King, "Mr. Bennett has...

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