The Press: Australia First

Colonel Robert Rutherford McCormick's Chicago Tribune has never tired of telling the U.S. to steer clear of foreign entanglements, especially with the British. Last week the Colonel had a new reason for his old scunner against the Empire.

The Tribune had been trying to publish an edition in Australia for U.S. troops. Last week Australia flatly refused permission¬óno reason given. Fumed the Colonel: "It shows that Australia is under a dictatorship as extreme as the dictatorships of Russia and Germany. The U.S. should insist the Australian people be freed, since the U.S. saved them...

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