RADICALS: Careful, Mr. Smith!

To the Communist Party's lexicon of scorn was added a new word—Browderism.

Coined in a grim party diatribe telling why Fallen Angel Earl Browder was expelled (TIME, Feb. 18), the term would henceforth describe "rotten liberal attitudes" among strays in the class struggle. Noting the enrichment of the language, the editors of the New York Times commented :

"The grim doctrinaire ranks [are] marching toward a future in which all thoughts will be the same. . . . Is the comrade in the second squad thinking a little thought of his own, all by himself? Let him beware. Let him remember...

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