Yes yes yes, I _know_ he’s not really exactly quite entirely totally Greek, so there. (He’s a Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderberg-Glücksberg actually.)
I liked Gerald Warner’s piece though, the old whinger.
You see, you must imagine the stormy raging waters, in the darkness of the Endarkenment, dotted here and there with pathetic bits of cultural wreckage to which distraught human shapes cling in the gloom. This scenario is what will be left to us to sort out after the Brown Terror will have passed.
But there will be some bits of stuff slightly more substantial and inviting in a tradition-building sense than some other bits. one of these more inviting bits, which we do know did work quite well for a time, until it got overwhlemed and corrupted, was constitutional monarchy, based on a crowd of mountebanks slightly less unappealing than some other similar mountebanks. Our lot of mountebanks agreed to play by classical liberal rules even.
It owuld have been better if Phil had managed to get Brenda to stand up to her rotten scumbag politicians (which is to say pretty much all of them) more than she has (which is not a lot.)