RUSSIA: Triumph of Emphasis

Not the least of adroit Joseph Stalin's feats is to sit year after year on the lid of the World's No. 2 famine.*

For these mass Russian malnutritions the Dictator is serenely responsible. According to Red lights, his conscience is clear. First, the grain stores of the Red Army must be kept bumper full. Then the Proletariat or urban workers must have next call on Russia's food. If, as often happens, there is not enough food left after the State's forcible food collections to nourish properly the Russians who grew it, then Comrade Stalin...

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