Foreign News: Baldwin's Ape

A hypothetical ape immortalized Charles Darwin; and last week it seemed that a no less remarkable ape—a spiritual ape—might perform the same service for Stanley Baldwin, His Majesty's Prime Minister.

The ape leaped into fame and being when Mr. Baldwin said, in the course of a public address:

"War shows us that our descent has not been only from the ape, it is also from the tiger. The tiger must be not merely apprehended but eliminated if the state is to survive. The ape in us has come through history with spiritual power. The tiger has not. That is a difference worth remembering!"

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