Sycophancy towards the monarchy in Britain is as strong as ever it was. The Prince of Wales, for example, has long had a reputation for unopposed interference in various areas and medicine is no exception as this article highlights.
But today. There is some fuss over comments made about Kate Middleton by Hilary Mantel. Can't say I'm particularly interested either way. Inevitably some have sprung to Ms Middleton's defence. Fair enough. But let's not get carried away. One of her defenders I heard tonight on TV describe Ms Middleton as “a perfect mother” Correct me if I'm wrong but she's not actually going to be a mother, perfect or otherwise, till July. What an arselicker.