Foreign News: Keep Calm

Britain's Parliament reopened last week to the din of Laborites quarreling among themselves. The wounds Labor had inflicted on itself at the party conference in Morecambe two weeks earlier were still suppurating. The Attleeites now ceased to hope that they could cure galloping Bevanitis without drastic surgery. At a meeting in Stalybridge, former Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Gaitskell openly accused the Bevanite faction of playing ball with Communists. "I was told by some observers," he said, "that about one-sixth of the constituency party delegates [at Morecambe] appear to be Communists or Communist-inspired ... It is now quite clear . ....

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