ITALY: Pants

As Italy's Foreign Minister and Il Duce's son-in-law, Count Galeazzo Ciano has an opportunity to ponder the mores of his enemies. Last week his Telegrafo of Leghorn found in ladies' pants the common denominator of the Axis' foes.

"Pants for women first appeared in Bolshevik Russia. . . . Snobs at British and U.S. summer resorts found the fashion interesting and perfected it. ... This is just another example of one of the many points in common between Communism and plutocracy."

Telegrafo might have gone further, noting that the ladies of that other enemy of Totalitaria, China, have worn pants for...

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