GREAT BRITAIN: The Confident Tories

"I do not believe that Socialism in this country can survive a third consecutive defeat." Those words from bubbly Conservative Party Chairman Viscount Hailsham were just what the Tories had come to their annual party conference to hear-hear. Four thousand delegates, gathered in seaside Blackpool, cheered Hailsham as he continued: "I do not mean to suggest that the Labor Party would disappear, or even that it would necessarily stop calling itself the Socialist Party; but the evil, factious specter of democratic socialism, that contradiction in terms which has dominated and befogged...

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