POLAND: The Nay Sayers

Like any other Communist-dominated parliament, Warsaw's glass-domed Sejm is a house of political zombis. Last week, meeting for the first time since the general election, the Sejm was still Communist-dominated, but this time it was Wladyslaw Gomulka's Polish Communists, and not Moscow's stooges, who were in command. The difference was startling.

For the 3,000 people who got passes for the public galleries, the first sign of dying zombiism was the seating of the 457 Deputies. In previous parliaments the few non-Communist Deputies had been isolated and surrounded by Communists. This time each...

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