It's true. Saw it on the news in living cammie (which looked pretty weird.
Shouldn't Palace Cammie be like Dress Tartan, a light colour to blend in
with the Palace or something? It's more obvious than the red uniforms.)
Of course the threat is real. The IRA blew up Lord Mountbatten, didn't they?
Destroy a national symbol and you pretty much put the nation off balance.
Look at what happened to us at both Kennedy assassinations.
Besides, I don't recall Her Majesty ever being an embarrassment to Britain.
As for her children, they are more or less behaving exactly as their
ancestors did, the press is just a lot nosier, ill mannered, and no longer
has to worry about being beheaded. Tell me please how many Kings and Princes
have not had mistresses? Did the Plantagenet boys behave any better? The
Stuarts? How about Queen Victoria's brood?
(who remembers Anne Boleyn was executed for things Diana has publically