Engels in Neue Rheinische Zeitung September 1848

His Successors

Source: MECW Volume 7, p. 420;
Written: by Engels on September 9, 1848;
First published: in the Neue Rheinische Zeitung No. 99, September 10, 1848.

Cologne, September 9. So the prospect is held out of a Waldeck-Rodbertus Ministry. We do not believe it. The King [Frederick William IV] will hardly submit to these gentlemen’s demands, especially since his journey to Cologne[274]. Consequently there is no other choice than Radowitz and Vincke, an open break with the Assembly, an open break with the revolution — and there is no need to say what will follow next.