Prime Minister Johannes Strijdom, the bull-necked zealot who is the leader of South Africa's Nationalist Party, cried that it was "God's will" that the Nationalists get five more years of control over the destinies of the Union of South Africa's 14 million people. The devil was obviously working with the opposition United Party, for, said Strijdom, they wanted to give votes to nonwhites, and had devised a "devilish, satanic" plan to reorganize the South African Senate.

Such oratory and such thinking were enough last week to win a smashing electoral victory at...

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