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A quasi Royal thread - sorry

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by MickLL, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    Probably right. It wasn't OK in 1937, so why would it be now?
  2. RogerMac

    RogerMac Well-Known Member

    Brexit has done./ Is doing major damage to some of my family.and friends. Personally I am a republican but the Royals do seem to offer some amusing diversions so they are not in the same league.
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  3. NickM

    NickM Well-Known Member

    It's already happening. I believe they're in the middle of suing the Mail right now.
  4. MickLL

    MickLL In the Stop Bath

    I'm with you there. Nothing I've read could be taken as being racist. Sorry - there were a couple , just a couple , of clearly racist comments early on but not in the printed media which is what I was referring to.

    It may also have something to do with her having opinions that she shares quite freely. Royals are supposed to be seen but not heard!!

  5. spinno

    spinno Well-Known Member

    What a load of carbuncles!:rolleyes:
  6. MickLL

    MickLL In the Stop Bath

    I should have put the word political in there somewhere. Royals are definitely not expected to express political opinions - or even join into a controversial issue. Charles has been chastised a number of times for comments on modern architecture.

  7. Andrew Flannigan

    Andrew Flannigan Well-Known Member

    It’s certainly one of the conventions but there have been several times when it’s been honoured in the breach.
  8. Trannifan

    Trannifan Well-Known Member

    The british gutter press are simply pathetic.................


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