GREAT BRITAIN: Fish & Antichrist

The only Tory woman M.P. was addressing an elegant, perfumed gathering of Tory women in London. Viscountess Davidson proudly told how one of her party helpers had used an effective line to discredit Labor's program. When the "No More Fish" sign went up after an hour's wait in a fish queue, this bright Tory had said sarcastically to the angry women: "Well, never mind, ladies. What does it matter?¬ówe own the Bank of England!"

The Viscountess' energetic speech drew polite applause, but some knew, and many another Tory knew, that mere discontent with...

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