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The Hypocrisy of Harry
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Posted By: MissMolly, 1/11/2020 5:01:08 AM

In January 2014, the then-president of France, François Hollande, arrived in England for talks with Prime Minister David Cameron on military and nuclear cooperation. No one in the British press really cared about the official reason for the visit, though. At the time, Hollande was living at the Élysée Palace with his girlfriend, but he had just been revealed to have been having an affair with a French actress—he had been darting to her apartment on the back of a scooter, protected by his official security team and his face hidden from view by a motorbike helmet. He had flown into England as the storm still swirled back home.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: worried 1/11/2020 6:05:32 AM (No. 285127)
Long, boring article in which the author spends a lot of time dissing Boris Johnson, while ostensibly skipping around Harry, et ux. I finally gave up before he really got into his subjects.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: DW626 1/11/2020 6:34:25 AM (No. 285143)
Let’s see...my work week starts today and I’m about ready to head there. After work and walking between 6-8 miles, I intend on relaxing and perhaps enjoying an adult beverage while watching playoff football. Who are these two again?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: George R. 1/11/2020 6:54:31 AM (No. 285147)
There is nothing that Hollywood liberalism can't destroy...Even the 1000+ years old Monarchy!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: F15 Gork 1/11/2020 7:07:52 AM (No. 285151)
The royal family’s greatest contribution to western civilization is that they finally P.O’d enough people over 400 years ago that they saddled up, headed to the New World and started the greatest nation on the face of the earth, which got even better once we drove them off the continent.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Deety 1/11/2020 7:08:41 AM (No. 285153)
The soon to be divorced Prince Harry...
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Strike3 1/11/2020 7:18:20 AM (No. 285168)
Don't worry, kids, your friend Moochelle will guide you into making the right decision. Give up millions of dollars and a taxpayer funded home? "Don't be stupid. Look at what Barack and I have without having to work a day in our lives."
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Reply 7 - Posted by: jinx 1/11/2020 8:31:27 AM (No. 285249)
They demand privacy yet everything they say they are going to do will create attention. She loves attention or she would never have gone into the movies. She was not a star so now is her chance to hobnob with the A List stars. Being a member of the royal family limited that access. Now she will not only hobnob but will be welcomed as a leading actress. It is all about her not Harry. Once he tires of that and becomes an adult, she will tire of him and leave. As the Queen said, "It's complicated."
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Reply 8 - Posted by: bubby 1/11/2020 8:35:17 AM (No. 285253)
From war hero to zero in just one marriage no less!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 1/11/2020 8:40:38 AM (No. 285257)
This would not be the first time a royal has become political. I do believe our next monarch Charles has been very political.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: mobyclik 1/11/2020 8:45:33 AM (No. 285261)
I find belly button lint more interesting than these two twits.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 1/11/2020 9:13:49 AM (No. 285285)
I don’t care about The Ginger Formerly Known as Prince, nor his trollop.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bigfatslob 1/11/2020 9:19:43 AM (No. 285292)
I could care less about a 'royal' inbreeding family in Europe. Who are these two and what they do must be stupid for it to make earth shattering news and headaches for the old Queenie.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Chuzzles 1/11/2020 9:27:14 AM (No. 285304)
Can't be expecting writers for this rag to ever stay on subject, no matter what it is. They have pages to fill. People have been whining for years about how the royals need to get jobs. Well now it appears that Harry and Meghan want to get into the real world and pursue their philanthropic endeavors and people are still not happy. Can't have it both ways media. Fish or cut bait. Leave them alone. Diana raised both her sons with an awareness of the real world around them, unlike the older royals who grew up in the usual aristo bubbles and still have no clue. I say good for them if they want to venture out into the world, and I think Diana would be proud of Harry for doiong so. He isn't going to be next in line anytime soon either.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: janjan 1/11/2020 9:28:40 AM (No. 285305)
Collecting money for charity is not going to fund the lifestyle of these two. It sounds like a new pay to play scheme based on the wildly successful Hillary Clinton. I don’t think they really understand why she got away with it. They might not be so lucky.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: red1066 1/11/2020 9:39:13 AM (No. 285318)
Perhaps Meghan's father wasn't the wrong about his daughter. The media sure raked him over the coals.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/11/2020 9:46:44 AM (No. 285334)
The sooner these two drop out of sight, the better.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: lisa belanger 1/11/2020 9:48:14 AM (No. 285339)
meghan planned the whole thing all along...she is a snake he fell for it chales will strip him and the queen will not allow them to use the royal label in usa meghan will hurt this young men plus right now i believe there is no intimacy between the 2 england buzzes his ears...the lawyers for the queen will stop all that it has not been authorize harry is stupid she gives the orders and she has his son sad he will feel it also...harry will have to pay her big bucks....so his love for this mulato will cost him hearache and depression...i predicted it from the beginning
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Reply 18 - Posted by: lisa belanger 1/11/2020 9:51:57 AM (No. 285341)
her sister and dad warned harry and the queen about meghan..yes she wants to be an actress but she cannot act on the screen...hell will break loose the lawyers will stop them from using the brand trust me
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Reply 19 - Posted by: padiva 1/11/2020 9:55:07 AM (No. 285350)
And all of Harry's former flames are very amused.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: bighambone 1/11/2020 9:57:15 AM (No. 285352)
You can’t legitimately compare Boris Johnson with Francois Hollande when it comes to hypocrisy relating to their girlfriends and women. As it has been widely known in the U.K. that Johnson has been a womanizer since he graduated from college with none of his former female companions complaining about Johnson’s former relationships with them, and with Johnson smiling all the way. But Hollande was different as he always apparently attempted to hide whatever relationships that he had with the females of France. If the U.K. is so hypocritical about such relationships and France so open about them, why are such high level politicians in those countries been acting in ways contrary to those assumptions? Beyond that Megan is just a woman who so far has succeeded in turning the obviously mentally weak and p-whipped Harry against his family, a pretty common occurrence.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: marbles 1/11/2020 10:05:09 AM (No. 285369)
They will make money off their titles but will only do it when it suits them to as opposed to the rest of the extended family that does whats expected of them due to their accident of birth and chosen marriages. sparkle farkel markel engaged, married and ( chosen) rapid as possible reproduction....................and then she was complaining about how hard it all was............she's smarter than him..............and was dumb enough to believe her script.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: marbles 1/11/2020 10:06:09 AM (No. 285371)
* HE ..was dumb enough
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Reply 23 - Posted by: little guy 1/11/2020 10:36:32 AM (No. 285413)
Meghan on her "helping" the poor: "I could wear rags just like Mother Theresa --- but I look better in $2,000 designer dresses!" These two selfish, spoiled brats actually think they can cash in on the Royal name and titles without doing any heavy lifting. And they are trying to hustle the longest serving monarch in British history who actually served in WWII. Really? She's sitting on a throne/title that dates back to Alfred the Great who united England around 885 (that's not a typo --- the "1" in front of the "eight" isn't missing) over 1,000 years ago and these two fools think they can scam a brand name out of her. Too funny. Hey, M&H, kinda tough to sell "Royal" anything when your titles get revoked!
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Catfur27 1/11/2020 10:44:52 AM (No. 285427)
....Meghan makes many of us long for the good ol' days ...of Henry VIII ;-)
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Reply 25 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 1/11/2020 10:48:41 AM (No. 285433)
Oh God, who freaking cares? Leave them alone, they are an oddity.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: NotaBene 1/11/2020 11:01:52 AM (No. 285456)
Harry’s father was Captain James Hewitt, Diana’s lover and horse trainer. Look up the images, they are as similar as Whereshunter and his father. So a Royal was not lost.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/11/2020 11:06:22 AM (No. 285461)
Since we're not royal subjects here in the USA, since somewhere around 1776, why does the media obsess on these 2. She's a gold-digger of the highest order, and he's like a teenage boy caught up in his hormones. Will anything these 2 do, make a bit of difference in the world?
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Reply 28 - Posted by: LuigiD 1/11/2020 11:09:53 AM (No. 285467)
Megan is consulting with Obama's. B Hussein has been wanting to take down the royalty since his days in Kenya and he is arranging this as step one. And I am tired of being accused of being a racist - I'm not and never was but being constantly accused of it will make me one eventually.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: qr4j 1/11/2020 11:23:29 AM (No. 285487)
The pair of them are brats. As Royals, they have duties. Suck it and deal, Brats!
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Reply 30 - Posted by: legalart 1/11/2020 11:24:42 AM (No. 285491)
Didn't take long for the C-list unaccomplished actress-wannabe to climb up the social ladder and pull it from Harry's feet. But.... Hell has no fury like a monarch scorned. Let's see what the Queen does with this one; my bet is that she will not disappoint. More popcorn, please.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: LuigiD 1/11/2020 11:40:45 AM (No. 285506)
One more thing about Obama. I would bet my life savings he owns that house she is staying at in Canada, the one supposedly owned by some Russian Billionaire.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: jacksin5 1/11/2020 11:58:38 AM (No. 285521)
Earning a salary by distributing OPM. How very Democrat of them.
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Reply 33 - Posted by: kono 1/11/2020 12:13:45 PM (No. 285535)
Supporting cast members demand to be released from their roles in the Royalty Reality Show. England should at least get a season of Big Brother Buckingham Palace out of this trash can fire
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Catherine 1/11/2020 2:07:50 PM (No. 285611)
Harry's father is Charles. She did not meet Hewitt until after Harry was born. If you want to know who Harry looks like, check out Diana's dad. You can bet royalty would never have let someone elses child be in line for the throne and Diana had testing to determine the sex of the baby so that's a small step to dna testing. So all these Hewitt rumors are just that, rumors.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: ToryWhite 1/11/2020 2:47:09 PM (No. 285651)
I'm surprised so many people have missed the way Meghan has been, from the start, about Kate, future Queen. She dissed her in their recent "annoucement" about ditching the Queen in her old age, in the named list of Senior Royals as those the Great Meg and Lesser Harry will "collaborate" (sic!!) with in their future amorphous endeavors. The Duchess of Cambridge's name was not included, most baldly. Of course not. Why, you ask? Because Meghan has always detested the fact, and revealed it if you were watching, that Kate, a woman qua rival and a very good looking one and native British, is way higher up in royal hierarchy than Meghan can ever be. This reality will not work for Meghan, and never did. Meghan's take is, of course, the worst high school behaviour worthy of a Lifetime sitcom about murderous cheerleaders. Okay, I am going to say it: Ms Markle has no class, at all. Kate's class can be seen often in her unwavering sense of duty. But, really, I don't think Meghan even noticed that in Kate; duty is a real value, and, why bother when you have social media to tot up fake friends and devotees?
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Reply 36 - Posted by: flybynight 1/11/2020 4:50:06 PM (No. 285727)
Noblesse oblige. A very foreign, even incomprehensible, idea to the self-centered and demanding Ms. Markle. From those to whom much has been given, much is expected. Doesn’t apply to her. Nor does the idea that one owes a duty of unfailing courtesy to those who serve her. (Hillary never figured that out, either.) In the Southern US, we have a word for folk like her.. “Tacky.” Bless her conniving little heart... Meghan may have badly miscounted her cards. I hope she didn’t get too used to a life of pampered royalty. Reads like a fairy tale, doesn’t it? Comeuppance can be uncomfortable!
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Reply 37 - Posted by: MeiDei 1/11/2020 4:57:30 PM (No. 285733)
Long before Ms. Markel showed up Harry, William & Kate were fast friends who very much enjoyed each other's company - now this rift - which is both sad and unnecessary. If she truly loved him she would never try to isolate him from his family. Harry needs to take over as head of his household and if he truly understands this latest ''decision'' of separate lives then they should just cut the cord completely and take up residence in Canada, or the US, on their own. It would not surprise me if the Queen stripped their titles, with Charles cutting off his share of their expenses to make that a no-turning-back point. Still, it saddens me that it has come to this ... poor Archie, what of his fate?
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Reply 38 - Posted by: PeasantNumberThree 1/11/2020 5:11:06 PM (No. 285740)
Well, Prince Charles is not the sharpest knife in the drawer, so maybe Harry just came from a bad seed. Rumor has it that the Queen may well skip Charles and name Prince William her successor. If that happens, he would become William IV.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: udanja99 1/11/2020 6:37:35 PM (No. 285784)
Not necessarily, #38. When William ultimately becomes king he can chose any name that he wants. For example, King George the Sixth’s real name was Albert and he was known as Bertie.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Annie Xango 1/11/2020 6:42:41 PM (No. 285786)
#26.no he is not..Diana started her affair with Hewitt when Harry was 2!!! also. the Spencer family is full of red heads..Her brother Charles had red hair..(probably gray now) and her sisters were red heads..
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Reply 41 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 1/11/2020 6:50:16 PM (No. 285787)
Seems like a brilliant scheme to get creepy Prince Andrew off the front page.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: msjena 1/11/2020 7:07:36 PM (No. 285789)
Seriously, who could not have seen that this was a mismatch. Royal Family life was too difficult even for upper class British wives like Diana and Fergie. How did anyone think an American actress wannabe could fit in? I see a divorce in their future, which will be complicated by their son and the fact that their lives will be separated by an ocean.
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Washington- President Donald Trump is adding three seasoned lawyers to his impeachment legal defense team, people familiar with the matter said, including Kenneth Starr, the hard-charging prosecutor whose work led to President Bill Clinton's impeachment. Alan Dershowitz, the constitutional lawyer, and Robert Ray, Starr's successor at the Office of Independent Counsel during the Clinton administration, are also joining the team, the people said. The three are expected to join a legal team headed by White House counsel Pat Cipollone and outside attorney Jay Sekulow, who are still expected to deliver statements on the President's behalf on the Senate floor.
It's looking more like Trump
will be reelected in 2020
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Posted by Pluperfect 1/17/2020 5:09:52 AM Post Reply
With the election year now underway, President Trump is no doubt beatable — and yet, it’s starting to feel more and more like he’ll get reelected. The obstacles to Trump winning in 2020 should not be ignored. To start, in 2016, he only beat the highly unpopular Hillary Clinton in the Electoral College by winning three key swing states by less than 1%. In 2018, all three of them, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan turned against Republicans. Trump also has historically low approval ratings and has been consistently trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden in general election matchups. But at the same time, there are several factors
Is slimming down the monarchy
the only way to save it?
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Posted by MissMolly 1/17/2020 4:56:52 AM Post Reply
The crisis that has engulfed the royal family, sparked by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s bombshell announcement that they are jumping ship, is about far more than just their personal future. If that wasn’t the case, it wouldn’t be so important. Families fall out, scandals come and go and the monarchy marches on. But this announcement and the extraordinary Sandringham summit convened by the Queen was about something much more fundamental. The subject of discussion was what the monarchy does, who it is for and how much longer it will continue in its current form after the Queen’s reign. And, indeed, whether it should survive at all.
CNN’s Debate Performance
Was Villainous and Shameful
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Posted by Pluperfect 1/17/2020 4:52:25 AM Post Reply
CNN debate moderator Abby Phillip asked Bernie Sanders in the Tuesday debate in Des Moines: “CNN reported yesterday — and Senator Sanders, Senator Warren confirmed in a statement — that, in 2018, you told her you did not believe that a woman could win the election. Why did you say that?” Not “did you say that,” but “why did you say that?” Sanders denied it, then listed the many reasons the story makes no sense: He urged Warren herself to run in 2016, campaigned for a female candidate who won the popular vote by 3 million votes, and has been saying the opposite in public for decades.
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