ITALY: Multiplex President

In the 21st Century historians will record—so every true Fascist believes—that it was Benito Mussolini who gave to mankind in the 20th Century a new and better kind of state: the Corporative State.

Last week on the frowning Capitoline Hill, a site as ancient as Rome itself, II Duce convened the first General Assembly of the Corporative State in the Hall of Julius Caesar.

"This is the most imposing event in the history of Italy," said her 20th Century Caesar. "Indeed it is unprecedented in any history."

In the past eight years antiFascists have remarked that the...

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