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Kate Middleton was gagging for it in New York: up yours LeBron James

by | 14th, December 2014

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This week columnists have been earning their crust by talking about Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, who was on a money-raising mission to New York:

Louise Mensch in the Sun :

KATE MIDDLETON has taken over New York City and just like Diana with Charles before her, NOBODY is looking at Prince William. But pity our poor princess. Like many pregnant women, she’s being treated as public property and expected to smile coyly if all and sundry poke and grab her without permission.

Much-loved Kate was the subject of snooty headlines going “Oooh-la-la Hoity-Toity Royal Protocol” because she didn’t LOVE it when a basketball star not only hugged her but then casually slid his hand down the small of her back and grabbed her waist.

As she wrapped gifts for charity in a Harlem pit-stop, some woman rudely tapped her on the shoulder and said: “Keep wrapping.”

What, had she stopped? Is she a naughty schoolgirl you have to keep in line?…

It isn’t fawning to treat another country’s dignitaries with respect, it’s an extension of our regard for their citizens.

That’s why we don’t say “Wotcha Bozza” to the President or “Hey Short Stuff, your girlfriend is mad as a box of frogs, no pun intended” when Francois Hollande meets David Cameron at a summit.

Sun readers hear you, Louise:

 

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Sure, Delors was then President of the European Commission, but he was also foreign and used to make a point.

But mostly,

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