Foreign News: Thinking Machine's Inskip

With more indignation than chagrin British editors of those popular papers which deal in political prophecy agreed last week that never have they failed more completely than in trying to forecast in recent weeks whom Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin would choose to fill the new and potentially all-important British post of his deputy as Chairman of the Committee of Imperial Defense (TIME, March 16).

The appointment of the deputy is the direct result of charges by such elder statesmen as Sir Austen Chamberlain, K. G., that the "thinking machine" of the Prime Minister has...

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