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Old 28th Aug 2019, 22:35
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Originally Posted by Gertrude the Wombat View Post
Well, today has turned me into a republican.

I used to support the monarchy, primarily as an insurance policy, as a backstop against a constitutional coup.

We've been paying her and her family for centuries against they day they actually needed to earn their pay.

That day was today. She had one job. Ever, for the whole of her life. She blew it.
Realistically it was always going to be thus....so now what? Retain the family in the manner in which they are accustomed and keep the show on the road by using the pretence that a high percentage of foreigners only come to the UK to see a real live "royal"..or ask them to clear their desks first thing in the AM and move to more suitable accommodation...
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