Foreign News: Anarchical Communists

Only once has a Fascist mob lynched an assailant of Signor Benito Mussolini. The single instance occurred at Bologna (TIME, Nov. 8, 1926). There the Dictator sat implacable and silent, in his limousine, after a bullet had ripped through his sash of the Grand Cordon of the Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus, barely skirting the abdomen.

The mob, interpreting Il Duce's silence as a command, put 14 stiletto strokes into the assailant, one Anteo Zamboni, and pummeled his remains into a pulp.

Since then Law has been slowly enlarging the circumference of Signor Mussolini's vengeance. Last week the father and mother...

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