Tag: Prince Harry
The furore over Prince Harry’s much-criticised remarks about his role as a helicopter pilot in the war in Afghanistan in 2012 reveals more about his critics than they do about him. Much of the abuse is hysterical or attention-grabbing, but it stems also from British amnesia about the failed wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Millions of struggling Britons don’t need these failed Royal circuses distracting them from holding their dysfunctional government to account.
Meghan, as an outsider to the royal family, was given the cold shoulder not for her skin colour but for her background, Martin Jay writes.
Meghan’s grievances and accusations of racism against the royal family have served to re-ignite resentment against the British rulers across the world. The mere suspicion of racism and supremacy is corrosive to Britain’s pretensions of leadership.