posted on Jun, 25 2008 @ 06:05 PM
reply to post by stumason
Weird that. As a proud Englishman you're supposed to say at this point that Elizabeth works hard all day reading her boxes, meeting ambassadors &
ministers, chairing Commonwealth meetings & all the rest of the post imperial flummery. And hasn't she been doing it for nearly 60 years too ? Gawd
Bless Ya, Queenie, the East End Luvs Ya (cue stockfilm of Elizabeth directing naval gunnery during the Battle of Trafalgar, or riding against the
That's what you're supposed to say.
But seemingly, according to you, she doesn't run the country one bit. She's actually got less influence than Mrs Miggins who cleans the Palace
Fine. Get rid of Elizabeth then & scrap the entire institution. Scrap the lot if it's nothing more than old folks playing dressing up. Get the PM to
present her with a carriage clock, a gift token & bid her a fond farewell as she climbs the stairs at Heathrow for a flight to her retirement home in
some former Caribbean colony. I don't even know the woman & reckon she'd leap at the chance. Has anyone ever asked her what she
Elizabeth & Bob M probably know a thing or two about maintaining dynasties at the public expense. At least he was voted in. But we can't say that
about our own little German Hausfrau, can we ? In that sense they share a common interest ... screwing over the taxpayer. She's had rather a better
time of it than him.
How did she get the job again ? Oh that's right. Uncle Ed had a bad day at work and played pass the parcel with the Imperial State Crown with her
D-D-D-D-D-Dad, who promptly smoked himself to death on cigs no-one else could get their hands on during the Blitz.
Wait ... did I say Blitz ?? (cue stock film of Elizabeth scrambling into a Spitfire, defeating the Luftwaffe single handed & performing a Victory Roll
over the Reichstag while an irate Hitler shakes his fist in the air)
Jolly good show, Stumason, jolly good show. Your monarchy's doomed. Your blessed UK is finished too. It's a generational certainty. I so hope you
live to see the day ... you'll be cut to the quick.