A Royal Resurgence in Britain

Perhaps once there was a way to get back homeward in British society and to end the role of the British monarchy.  But royalty and enthusiasm for it are going forward with two developments: the reappearance of a new Fab Four and the award of a knighthood in the 2018 New Year's Honor List to Richard Starkey, aka Ringo Starr, the most well known, if not the best, drummer in the country, for his "services to music."  He might, with his emollient behavior, have been rewarded for keeping the peace as well as the beat among his fellow Beatles. In the midst of a host of problems and uncertainties related to the complex Brexit issue, much of the ascendant mood in the country is focused on interest, even adulation of the activities of members of what constitutes British royalty, not limited to the royal family.  Fifty years ago, in the mid-1960s, four citizens, the Beatles, became immensely internationally popular and received tumultuous welcomes wherever they...(Read Full Article)