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Slavish praise for feudalistic royal houses

Published 07/07/2011 | 05:00

Charlene Wittstock and Prince Albert of Monaco on Saturday
Charlene Wittstock and Prince Albert of Monaco on Saturday

In Saturday's edition of the Irish Independent, there were two articles by Mary Kenny.

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One was a hypocritical article which stated that we should "let Princess Diana go" while writing about her at length, and the other was a book review in which she heaped enormous praise on Prince Philip.

Then, on Monday, I was confronted by another article by Ms Kenny, in which she discussed at length the wedding of the monarch of a tiny Mediterranean pseudo-state and its apparent relevance to the world at large.

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