GREAT BRITAIN: Cocoa & Machine Guns

The meagre hosts of British Fascism won a great victory last week over cocoa. Last February the London Evening Star of the cocoa-famed Cadbury brothers incautiously reported a debate between Fascist Leader Sir Oswald Mosley and Laborite James Maxton. "Sir Oswald," said the Evening Star, "warned Maxton that he and his Fascists would be ready to take over the government with the aid of machine guns when the moment arrived."

Last week, in a libel suit against the Evening Star, Sir Oswald was telling a London jury that he had said no such thing....

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