Madder Max wrote:
the monarchy is a redundant thing that serves absolutely no purpose. the royals dont have a say in anything. Nothing to do with class and whatnot. its something that taxpayers pay for. What do we get in return apart from propping up an element of the tourist industry?
61p each they cost us a year.(lowest its ever been)
They bring in a hell of alot more than that.....and I'm a fan of Royal history and interesting bloodlines etc.
People act like they're playing dress up, or pretending to be a Royal family....but this is real whether you like it or not.
If their popularity drops significantly, then who knows.....but it's high, and especially so after this....so haters might as well be talking to a brick wall, we hear you but aren't listening.
I say we get some rebels together and have a good old revolution, I mean look at the knights they have defending them - mick jagger and elton john, I could 'ave em easily! I don't mind having a monarchy, but at least in the good old days you had to stay on your toes or get overthrown - seems somewhat unfair this no longer applies to them.