Sunday, June 1, 2008

Pomp, Pageantry and the Throne

As a sort of follow-up to yesterday's post, this interesting New York Times article from November makes it clear how irksome even a primarily ceremonial monarchy is to leftists and republicans. Monarchy's enemies all understand instinctively that the Crown matters even if it never overrules the elected government; its supporters forget this at their peril.

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