Why You Should Never Touch the Queen

Why You Should Never Touch the Queen

The cable news coverage of Michele Obama’s casual interaction with Queen Elizabeth understated the danger posed by Britain’s dreaded monarch.


As Leslie Savan pointed out, the cable news “nitwit-pickers” spent
far too much time focused on the Obamas’ gift-giving and supposed breach
of monarchical protocol. The Daily Show‘s royally frightened
correspondent John Oliver suggests that focusing on the trivial issues
of etiquette misses the bigger point: how to survive an encounter
with the poisonous queen.

Corbin Hiar

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