Foreign News: Chubby Orator

Potbellied and dripping, the new chairman of the Tory Party rose from Bright on's chill October sea last week and fired new hope in a Tory Party gathered for its annual conference and glumly reflecting on a dozen by-election setbacks since Suez. Chubby, puckish Viscount Hailsham, 50, only three weeks in office, delighted the delegates with his handshaking zeal, astounded them as he splashed into the ocean for early morning dips, moved them with shamelessly orotund oratory. "Britain is still recognizably a lion among nations," he roared. "I do not believe that we have been spared in a generation from so...

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