GREAT BRITAIN: Poor Performance

Winston Churchill's cabinet employed everything but billboard posters to ballyhoo the show in advance. "We are going to have a two days' debate," announced the Prime Minister, "at which very grave and far-reaching matters affecting every branch of our national life . . ." will be discussed. The cabinet met for several days in emergency session; newsmen collected hint after hint that the Conservatives, after nine unhappy months back in power, had at last hammered out a tough and effective economic policy for Great Britain.

Last week the performance so portentously touted and so expectantly awaited opened in the House...

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