Unlike the Clowns We Have for Politicians

Unlike the Clowns We Have for Politicians
“Having a monarchy next door is a little like having a neighbour who’s really into clowns and has daubed their house with clown murals, displays clown dolls in each window and has an insatiable desire to hear about and discuss clown-related news stories. More specifically, for the Irish, it’s like having a neighbour who’s really into clowns and, also, your grandfather was murdered by a clown.
“Beyond this, it’s the stuff of children’s stories.”
—Patrick Freyne, The Irish Times

An Irish reporter’s take on the British Royal Family after Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, went public with why they left the U.K. His full story is here.

Unlike the Clowns We Have for Politicians

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