The truth is out. For years, possibly since 1776, Americans have believed that the British royal family, for all their starchiness, at least had class. Now, however, the whole world knows what the British have always whispered, the Canadians have always been too polite to contemplate, and the Australians, being incorrigibly vulgar, have always known. The Windsors, to quote an American dynast, are a basket of Deplorables.
‘Queen backs Brexit,’ the Sun claimed in March 2016, three months before the Brexit referendum. A ‘source’, probably wearing breeches and a powdered wig, told the BBC’s political editor Laura Kuenssberg that Her Maj thought that leaving the EU should not be a ‘problem’. Showing much more acumen than the professional politicians, the Queen was also quoted as saying ‘we should leave the EU’, and should ‘just get on with it’.
The royal press handlers denied it. They had to, because the Queen is constitutionally obliged to stay neutral in politics. But the fake news media were no match for Britland’s plucky nonagenarian monarch. In June 2017, she left her home in England’s flyover country—Windsor Castle is just west of Heathrow Airport—and went to the swamp, the Houses of Parliament in London. There, the hereditary populist sent her followers a Steve Bannon-style media message that was as clear as Donald Trump’s red ‘MAGA’ baseball cap.
‘Is Queen Elizabeth’s hat a Brexit diss?’ USA Today asked, after the Queen wore a blue hat with yellow flowers to the State Opening of Parliament.
‘The hat had striking similarities to the flag of the European Union,’ reported CNN, which insists it has its finger in the dyke of fake news.
Now, we have proof from an impeccable source: Thomas Markle, the father of Meghan Markle, the actress-activist now known and revered by Britain’s servile peasants and media underclass as the Duchess of Sussex. Markle’s père has admitted to talking politics on the phone with his son-in-law Prince Henry Charles Albert David, also known as Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, the Ginger Fox.
‘I’ve always had a bad attitude about Donald Trump, and that’s never going to change,’ Markle told Piers Morgan on the British breakfast TV show Good Morning Britain on Monday. In a pathetic attempt to ingratiate himself with the globalist elite, all of whom watch Good Morning Britain, Markle characterized his response to the election of Donald Trump as, ‘My God, I’ve got to apologise to the rest of the world for my president.’
But Prince Harry seems to have had a soft spot for his fellow redhead in the White House, at least in 2017. ‘I said I didn’t like Donald Trump,’ Markle recalled. ‘He said, “Give Donald Trump a chance.” I sort of disagreed with that, but I still like Harry. That was his politics, I have my politics.”
Asked whether he thought that Prince Harry was a Trumpist, Markle replied, ‘I would hope not now, but at the time he might have been.’
My initial reaction to this royal bombshell was that Thomas Markle might have been hitting the Markle Sparkle, the strain of weed developed by Meghan Markle’s nephew Tyler Dooley to celebrate his aunt’s wedding into a family even more dysfunctional than his own. But when you think about it, the Royals would be Deplorables, and not just because their fetish for field sports puts them firmly in the company of Louisiana’s backwoods’ royalty, the Duck Dynasty.
The House of Windsor has been on the wrong side of history for the last four centuries. They were against bourgeois democracy when the people were for it. They were for the empire when the people were against it, and for national sovereignty when business and the party elites were against it. They were always for themselves, and somehow also always for the common man and woman, just like Donald Trump. And monarchy is one of the purest forms of populism, with its promise that the king will be, as Thomas Dooley says of his Markle Sparkle, a ‘potent, albeit noble bud.’
The cankered family tree of the Windsors has produced George III, an out-of-touch globalist, and Edward VIII, whose pro-Hitler leanings make him an unacknowledged godfather of the alt-right. So it makes sense that the House of Windsor might be sympathetic to raising the drawbridge against the globalist consensus, and preparing to pour boiling oil on the transnational, technocratic elite.
Thomas Markle regrets that he was unable to attend Meghan’s wedding, and take tea with the Queen and her family of reactionary Trumpist welfare spongers. But would Markle, a coastal liberal, be comfortable in the company of England’s answer to the Beverly Hillbillies, the white trash from Windsor Castle? Clearly, William and Harry, the Dukes of Cambridge and Sussex, are closer to the Dukes of Hazzard than we think.