Britons, though they never will be slaves, nevertheless face increasing dependence on the U.S. The New Statesman's Poet Laureate Sagittarius (real name: Olga Katzin) wrote last week:
When Britain started to sweep the seas She took the ocean for her demesne,
She planted her prosperous Colonies, A very respectable Virgin Queen,
And raided the Western Hemisphere .
As a very respectable privateer. . . .
Britannia in the Imperial role Increased in splendour and waxed in girth,
Her island sceptre assumed control Of a large proportion of all the earth,
And through the ages she...