Canada: Roses for the P.M.

The House of Commons looked like a Sunday school class on Mother's Day. Every Liberal sported a red rose in his lapel. On the front-row desk of Prime Minister Mackenzie King stood a huge white vase filled with red roses. Thus was the P.M., recovered from a heavy cold, welcomed back to the House after three weeks' absence.

Members slapped their desks in applause as the P.M. walked in. The Progressive Conservatives' John Bracken, the CCF's M. J. Coldwell, the Social Crediters' Solon Low, and Independent Liberal Jean Francois Pouliot each greeted the Prime Minister in turn and in effusive phrases. Then...

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