Foreign News: Absolutely Absolute

The final quintessence of absolutism was achieved by the Fascist Regime, last week, when Signor Benito Mussolini drove through the Senate by a vote of 181 to 19 the new Constitutional amendment (TIME, Nov. 21) which makes the Fascist Grand Council an integral unit of the State, with power virtually to decide who may and who may not run for election to Parliament.

While this super drastic measure has been germinating, Italian Royalists have grown constantly more suspicious and uneasy, lest the real purpose of concentrating supreme power in the Fascist Grand Council...

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