As two thirds of people in Britain agreed, the monarchy might seem a strange system in this day and age, but it works.
Reports that the former brought pressure to bear on ITV are alarming. Can we look forward to a new series – Britain’s Got Feudalism?
And done so without increasing the likelihood of instruction for what will be the most important case of his life – the next general election.
We wrote last week that “one cannot fudge membership of the working Royal Family”, and Buckingham Palace clearly thinks so too.
The principle behind any settlement for the Sussexes should be simple: one can’t be half in and half out.
Our elder statesman returns for the election – and writes that “the poor devil who wins will then face the same dead end as old Mrs May”.
In the face of our challenges, we often forget about our many opportunities, our potential and what we already have to celebrate.