You might think that being a left leaning libertarian I'd not be much of a supporter of the monarchy. Oh how wrong could you be!
David Starkey this week suggested the Queen was a philistine and compared her to Goebbels (misquoting Goebbels at the same time, silly boy)! Say she isn't very academic, say she hasn't any idea about her own history, even say she is a "housewife"; just don't compare the Queen to a man who killed his own children (and that was the last of his hideous crimes). I used to respect Mr Starkey but obviously he is willing to do anything to promote his TV series (and books). Shame on him.
This comes in a week in which the Queen became the longest living monarch in recorded British history (but she is still not the longest serving one!) and Her Majesty also launched a fabulous youtube account.
To me the monarchy is something to be proud of; a living link to our history, a non political head of state, a figurehead for our country and a brilliant ambassador to other nations.
God Save The Queen!