Capitalising on the Monarchy – The Observer

June 27, 2013

According to The Observer:

A visit to Hampton Court may make one think about capitalising on the monarchy

During the Jubilee last summer, keen believers in democracy were inclined to be sniffy about the monarchy…

Monarchies such as ours…are just an excellent centrepiece of anyone’s affection for the land they live in – symbols, not tyrants – so we don’t have to promote David Cameron into a sanctified hero or a pitiless tyrant, or get Prince Charles to run Parliament. And there’s a lot to be said for having a token family to watch that does not involve a film star, a footballer or Homer Simpson.

To read the entire column in The Observer, please click here.


Hampton Court Palace

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