"What Devil is riding Briand?"
"Double Faced Briand shows his true /ace."
"A knife in Germany's back from Briand."
These comments, and others like them, sizzled from the sanctums of foremost Berlin editors, last week−even from such editors as urbane Georg Bernhard* and mild Henrich Rippler. . . .†
The rest of the Teuton press simply bellowed SCHWEINEHUND!! at M. Aristide Briand, French Foreign Minister, old, baggy-trousered, shaggy-headed, and perhaps Europe's smartest statesman.
What may someday be remembered as "Briand's Schweinehund Speech" was delivered last week before the Assembly of the League of...