Foreign News: The New Left?

In the very moment of Mendés-France's victory, his best friends anticipated his "fall. His enemies have nicked him mockingly, confident that they can bring him down at their pleasure. Last week Mendés' young brain-trusters, estimating that he has only a few weeks of political life after the Assembly returns from recess, talked of the impending fall as a kind of political death and resurrection leading to the breakup of the old parties and Mendés' return as the leader of a "New Left." Beating the drums loudest for the New Left is Mendés' brilliant young disciple, Journalist Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber, whose weekly L'Express...

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