Why Am I Feeling So Threadbare and Theoretical?

Because the UK’s Telegraph has spoken: “Everyone Can Celebrate a Child Born to Be King.” Perhaps they are right to say that the “widespread rejoicing…deserves to be taken seriously for what it is…. We all know very well what a prince is. And yet it has to be spelt out.” Okeley Dokely, hit me with your best shot. “The arguments of republicans…are threadbare and theoretical, whereas the benefits of the monarchy have been tried and tested.” Ouch–how in the world have we gotten through the last two hundred thirty-seven years? What about Ben Franklin? Mr. “a republic, if you can keep it,” himself–what would he do to stifle these little Britons? Quite the technophile, our Ben; would he send in the drones against these monarchists?

Then again Kim Jong-Un leads a democratic people’s republic.

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