Meghan should learn from Wallis and stop bleating about her lot

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Meghan should learn from Wallis and stop bleating about her lot

Cast as a manipulative royal wife, the duchess would do well to look to the stoicism of her American predecessor

Anna Pasternak

As Britain struggles and lockdown endures, its monarchy remains a gleaming mainstay of support. The queen, the Prince of Wales, the Duchess of Cornwall and the Cambridges have all made it clear – in exemplary manner, via bolstering broadcasts and Prince William’s comedy sketch with Stephen Fry on Thursday – that we are all in this fearful uncertainty together.

Which made the latest jaw-dropping antics by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex even more ill-timed.

First, Prince Harry made unqualified comments that the coronavirus crisis in the UK was “better than we are led to believe”, sparking outrage among health experts, including Prof Karol Sikora, who said the duke was “deserting his country in its hour of need”...

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