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have nothing to do with politics, and yet you are the first—as I proved in connection with your performance of Tartuffe—to insinuate a political significance into your productions of the classics in order to attract the people. Do you deny that the politics you are fighting against is the politics which is directed against yourselves? You have felt that the People's Theater was about to come, and you hasten to take time by the forelock and establish a theater for yourselves in order to force your bourgeois theater down the people's throats. Keep it, we do not want it: "The new has come, and the old has passed away."