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Another ‘at the front’ stunt.

Posted by Big John on April 30, 2008

Did you know that if Flying Officer Willy Wales was killed when on one of his ‘freebee’ helicopter jaunts, and his brother, the ‘ginger spare’, died under the wheels of a taxi outside ‘Boujis’ when legless, their uncle, ‘Air Miles’ Andy, would be next in line for the throne ?  Which means that Fergie’s daughter, bug-eyed Beatrice, would one day be Queen.

Blimey ! If that doesn’t convert you to the republican cause, nothing will.

It’s nice to see that the latest bit of royal ‘heroics’ is being shown up by the press for what it is … A bloody expensive PR stunt ! Not quite as elaborate as Machine Gun Harry ‘fighting’ the Taliban, but equally as nauseating.

Usually when these two arrogant young arseholes have been ‘sticking their fingers up’ to the rest of us and getting a ‘bad press’, some toady at ‘Buck House’ rushes them off for a ‘photo opportunity’ at a cancer ward, or has them cuddling an African orphan for the camera, but now it seems that they are to be portrayed as gallant young ‘Galahads’.

Well as Abraham Lincoln once said … “You may fool all the people some of the time, you can even fool some of the people all of the time, but you can’t fool all of the people all of the time”  … so let us hope that he was right and that more and more people in this country will see the truth behind these ‘stunts’.

After a very short training course Willy’s dad presented him with his pilot’s ‘wings’. I wonder if his Grandma will have the nerve to pin a medal on him …

for his ‘service’ in Afghanistan ?

4 Responses to “Another ‘at the front’ stunt.”

  1. Betty said

    Somehow, I just knew you’d jump all over this, when I read it in our papers. I could almost have written your blog for you, today. lol

  2. Maria said

    So you think you have problems. How about Obama and the Rev. Wright mess over here. Still I like reading your take on the Royals and it certainly is more spicey than listening to our newscasts.

  3. What do you expect from the latest crop of upper class twits?
    JWL

  4. Oscarandre said

    Here in Australia the new PM has gently started to suggest that we might need to become a republic but, dammit, until the American republic gets rid of Bush (and the memory of Nixon), we seem safer with your upper class twits, John (especially when they are so far away).

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