MEXICO: Last Conservative

Once Mexicans went to church on Sunday. Now they parade the streets, cheer speeches by their labor leaders. One fine Sunday recently, 25,000 CTMists (Confederation of Mexican Workers) assembled before the National Palace in the capital to hear their labor boss, large-eared, dapper Vincente Lombardo Toledano, CTM Secretary General. Shouting, waving his arms, Orator Toledano hurled imprecations at the enemies of labor. The Mexicanos were enthusiastic, but not enough to suit Toledano. Dramatically pausing, the fiery-eyed labor leader leaned forward on the rostrum to grip his listeners once more. He was...

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