They’re off! The Royal Brown-Nose Handicap is under way

Is there anything quite as hilarious, yet embarrassing, as the British media moving into royal mode? The simpering fake familiarity, the cringing¬†deference, the solemn recital of every dreary detail of royal domestic life, the unspoken obsession with class: nothing reveals our national character more ruthlessly than a royal wedding. Behind the usual forelock-tugging, something nastier …