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It's good to be a Prince...

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Norlamand, Dec 26, 2004.

  1. Norlamand

    Norlamand Procrastinator Rex

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    Special treatment for the Royals.

    http://www.thisislondon.com/news/londonnews/articles/PA_LONREGIONALNEWSCARLTON332sun?source=

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/4125689.stm

     
  2. DBear

    DBear unbeliever

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    No surprise there, as the princes still blame the paparazzi for their mother's death. :sleep:
     
  3. North King

    North King blech

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    Is this somehow surprising? You retain an antiquated priveledge, you retain an antiquated sense of snottiness.
     
  4. amadeus

    amadeus Serenity now!

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    Once the Queenie goes, it's time to dump those pukey kids. Instead of showing their respect for their position, they show contempt. Hey, I'll take the billion dollar fortune.
     
  5. TrailblazingScot

    TrailblazingScot I was kittenOFchaos

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    I don't think Princes Harry and William show disrespect for the position, indeed, for sons of nobility they extremely restrained in their actions. Apart from one of two incidents from Harry, he usually justs get with it, be it work experience abroad, adventure holidays or the simple act of having a good time. William, seems to live a rather ordinary life, save that his looks and money probably mean he gets laid every night...

    Both look as if they will join the military and good luck to them there.


    Harry hit a papparazzi...that should be the right of any member of royalty as these people don't give royals and many others the opportunity for privacy to go out and enjoy their lives. Furthermore, these people are simply out to get pictures they can use to denounce the royals, not in praise...hell, they'll even snap images of them dying in horrific car crashes.

    It wasn't in the public interest to caution Harry for pushing the camera of a papparazzi in his face, especially as then the papparazzi then milked it for all it is worth. It isn't uncommon for Britains to resolve alot with a fist-fight, few people will take provocation when they have a reasonably fit body and the provacee thinks he is untouchable.

    Whilst I am not in truth a royalist, I don't believe the royals abuse the wealth and power they have, not in the way other rich people do with the same sort of wealth...think Kennedys. Also, it is an institution that goes a long, long way to providing stability and continuity in the adminstration of Britain.

    As Harry won't be King, why worry about his antics? As for as William, he has been amazingly pure and not to my knowledge got into PR hot water...either that or his PR team are better ;)


    Royalty is here to stay by popular demand, it is a feature of British Democracy and is quite a cheap way of having a head of state above politics as the Windsors do much to fun themselves as they were already very rich.

    God save the Queen :D
     

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