Foreign News: To Be Continued

No eyebrows were raised, either in surprise or indignation, when the tired, lightweight 1935-elected House of Commons almost unanimously voted to postpone Britain's general election for another year.* No one except bumptious Independent Bill Brown compared Parliament to the Reichstag, or intimated that this might be a signpost on the road to British fascism.

The British people recognized the legitimate obstacles in the way of radically altering the democratic body elected to represent them, which many felt represented them no longer. For a general election, there was no complete register of voters: voters had been called up, industrially shifted and concentrated, evacuated,...

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