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Satisfying smackdown of Prince Charles
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 2/8/2014 11:06:50 AM

Prince Charles, heir to the British throne, is also heir to the sort of mush-headed liberalism that permeates high society on both sides of the Atlantic. Accordingly, he has thrown his lot in with the warmists (snip)Recently His Royal Highness committed a major faux pas by injecting himself into the political debate, and he has been called out by the one man with the intellectual AND social standing to do so. And a major plus is that he has the wit to perform this necessary task with devastating effectiveness. As many readers may have already guessed, that man is Christopher

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 2/8/2014 11:10:08 AM     (No. 9724529)

It would seem England has a jug eared dolt of its own too.....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jebediah, 2/8/2014 11:18:03 AM     (No. 9724542)

I have heard Moncton speak on global warming and he is an eminently sensible and highly intelligent and convincing man. ( But by the by, is he related to Rosa Moncton, who was a great friend of Princess Di? That fact, however, would have no part in his view of warming.)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 2/8/2014 11:22:12 AM     (No. 9724549)

the full letter was a delicious read...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MissouriMan, 2/8/2014 11:32:19 AM     (No. 9724564)

It is refreshing to know that free speech is alive and well in Great Briton. It was one of the best smack downs I have read to date.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/8/2014 11:33:49 AM     (No. 9724566)

This witty letter, written as only an intelligent Brit could write it, must have left the somewhat dimwitted Prince Charles with his head spinning. Pray that the Prince does not try to answer--it would only put on display his lack of intelligence.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: cjjeepercreeper, 2/8/2014 11:44:21 AM     (No. 9724576)

British humor at its finest.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: SpeedMaster, 2/8/2014 11:47:49 AM     (No. 9724577)

Yes read the whole letter! This debate would draw more viewers then the Super Bowl, and, I predict, be as lopsided.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/8/2014 11:48:32 AM     (No. 9724578)

This was one delightful read, wasn´t it? Prince Charles another lib smacked in the face with facts about their goofy global warming silliness. Unfortunately, the younger Royals are lefty as well but they are probably seeing it´s best to shut up about it!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: KanCreeper, 2/8/2014 12:01:02 PM     (No. 9724588)

In courser circle, it would be said that Good Ole, Charles has received a Royal Smackdown. As bad as any American "Wrassler" has received in the Square Ring. Lord Moncton surely deserves the ´Championship Title & Belt´.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 2/8/2014 12:08:11 PM     (No. 9724594)

Safe now to conclude that Pr. Chas is the UK´s Al Gore. God Save the Queen. The ´´monogrammed white leather lavatory seat covers´´ are a definite Whaa? All that for the erstwhile cylindrical feminine product?!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: uno, 2/8/2014 12:15:18 PM     (No. 9724606)

Anytime there is a discussion of Prince Charles it should be preceded with a warning with the Moroon Klaxon (similar to, but not exactly like the Biden Bonehead Buzzer)!
Honestly, anyone who seriously considers the "scientific" musings of this nitwit Plant Whisperer and aspiring tampon needs to be informed that it´s check-in time at the asylum.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mamafrog, 2/8/2014 12:30:22 PM     (No. 9724637)

It was a nice letter. Prince Charles has chosen a life where he is a character that is not the least bit sympathetic. He has not had the nerve to stand up to his mother or the fortitude to stand by the choices he made later in life. Hopefully he will die before his mother.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Periwinkel, 2/8/2014 12:59:53 PM     (No. 9724669)

The letter was wonderful; I read it twice. There is nothing like a Brit to express forcefully a strong opinion. It helps if we agree.

#12...probably won´t happen. The Windsors and Mountbattens are terribly long-lived. They just get really creaky as they age into their 90s and beyond.

It really doesn´t matter if we like the Prince or not, the Britons are the only ones who matter. He does have a certain entertainment value, though, doesn´t he?


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Reply 14 - Posted by: Namma, 2/8/2014 1:04:02 PM     (No. 9724678)

Though ole Bonne Prince Charles could never be King...as the King is the head of the Church of England and cannot be divorced...
and he was....
great letter...love the dry wit of the English

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Susannah, 2/8/2014 1:10:50 PM     (No. 9724683)

I think I´m in love. That letter is a dazzling example of the use of the English language, precisely and elegantly deployed to maximum effect.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: xique, 2/8/2014 1:11:01 PM     (No. 9724685)

Good lord!

The USA needs someone with this knowledge and wit to steamroller our Warmists or Changeists or whatever the hell they are this month.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 2/8/2014 1:40:32 PM     (No. 9724708)

After the Queen passes, abolish the monarchy. None of her heirs has the sense of duty that she has or that her parents had. If these royals want the rock-star, pants-down, boobs-out, foul-mouth celebrity lifestyle, let them pay for it themselves.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: suziesuburbanite, 2/8/2014 2:32:14 PM     (No. 9724775)

It appears, unlike our current selfie prez, Bush was speaking for the nation.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: mackrand, 2/8/2014 2:35:09 PM     (No. 9724780)

#18, wrong thread...

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Reply 20 - Posted by: lylacat, 2/8/2014 2:49:42 PM     (No. 9724795)

Dimwitted Charles is an embarrassment for the English people; if they crown him and his ugly and horrid wife, it will be the end of the monarchy. On the other hand, Prince William and Kate would be beloved as King and beautiful Queen.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: NYBruin, 2/8/2014 3:07:02 PM     (No. 9724812)

Another reason to get on our knees and thank God for our Founding Fathers!

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Reply 22 - Posted by: FenwayFrank, 2/8/2014 3:10:53 PM     (No. 9724816)

Major league pimp-slap delivered to a most deserving recipient. Well done.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: MDMuskrat, 2/8/2014 3:37:24 PM     (No. 9724832)

Poor Chuck...eviscerated by a superbly well-wielded pen nib.

Somebody put me in touch with a tout. I´d like to lay off a couple of quid on the good Viscount Monckton of Brenchley if the poopyheaded pretender takes him up on Option 2.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: Pinchem, 2/8/2014 4:51:47 PM     (No. 9724886)

Now I understand why the Queen recently strongly stated that she has NO intentions of stepping down (retiring).

My suspicions, and strictly mine, are that she hopes to outlive Charles so William may ascend to the Throne.


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Reply 25 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 2/8/2014 5:43:47 PM     (No. 9724918)

One more point for the English Republic.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: The Advocate, 2/8/2014 6:56:13 PM     (No. 9724951)

Heard Lord Moncton speak in Melbourne on the AGW scam after the exposure of the scam by emails posted on a Russian Server.
UKIP is gaining strength and this could be a further impetus.
Prince Charles has lost his magic Cloak of Royalty and would be well advised to step aside for William and Kate if he wants to preserve the Monarchy.
His disgraceful affair with Camilla is enough to disqualify him - but interfering in politics is hopefully the Tipping Point.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: Jallmon, 2/8/2014 7:59:27 PM     (No. 9724981)

What a great read! Such eloquence and wit.

The full letter is exceptional. I am printing it out to hang on my cube wall at work.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/8/2014 8:44:04 PM     (No. 9725015)

I´m guessing Moncton won´t be on Chuck´s Christmas card list this year.....

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/8/2014 9:19:12 PM     (No. 9725034)

Devastating and witty.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 2/8/2014 10:50:17 PM     (No. 9725106)

Perhaps we could rent his services for a letter or two.

The photo of Zippy wearing a smirk and crown next to the letter was profound.

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