CANADA: Rotten Thing!

The hapless Herbert Clark Hoover of Ottawa is Richard Bedford Bennett, a good man, rich, pious, well-meaning, conservative and Premier. Before next autumn at the latest he must fight a Canadian election, and everyone has been saying he must lose for the same reason that Mr. Hoover inevitably lost: the people are sore. Last week Mr. Bennett decided that he would not accept defeat without trying the last refuge of statesmanship, demagoguery. Overnight the leader of Canada's Conservative Party turned such a complete somersault that the Conservative Montreal Gazette said he had...

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