Foreign News: Happy Funeral

"Honest Tony" Eden and earnest Eduard Benes were the pallbearers, and there were two requiems: one by Eden in the House of Commons, one by Czechoslovak Foreign Minister Jan Masaryk via radio to his countrymen. Thus was decent burial finally provided for a smelly old corpse, the Munich Agreement.

It was a happy funeral. The House of Commons contentedly rumbled: "Hear, Hear." The Times piped: "What goes without saying goes still better when said."

In a White Paper the British Government printed the obituary. It noted that "Germany has deliberately destroyed arrangements concerning...

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