PAKISTAN: Purification Process

Diogenes going about with his lighted lantern in broad daylight looking for an honest man would find happier hunting in Pakistan today. Under the brisk reforming broom of President Ayub Khan's military regime, corrupt officials of the old, free-spending order are being swept out of office in droves, and newspapers run regular casualty lists, stating name, rank, misdemeanor and punishment. New Chevrolets, once a man's conspicuous mark of distinction in Karachi streets, are now hidden away in garages, and one businessman even painted his fire-engine-red station wagon a dull grey, happy...

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