GREAT BRITAIN: Saintly Humbug

One fact seemed planted firmly in the minds of the British: Mohandas K. Gandhi, long the darling of leftists and liberals, was either pro-Japanese or a plain traitor. When Sir Stafford Cripps set out five months ago to offer India a new deal, possibly self-government, but at least postwar dominion status, the public was aroused to the tremendous issues involved. Pros & cons were hotly discussed, with the pros in the majority. Last week the British were in no such liberal mood.

The publication of seized documents purporting to show that last April...