Here’s my latest article for The Catholic Thing website.
Something there is that loves a monarch. Despite the ascent of the common man, the hubris of hoi polloi, and the domination of democracy, there is still a faint and quaint nostalgia for palaces and princes, emperors, potentates, and pontiffs.
We love the ceremony, ritual, and romance. How dull life would be without some pageantry, pomp, and circumstance. But is that all there is to it – no more than the love of a good parade?
Read the whole article here.