Monday, July 22, 2013

Actual Australian input needed

In the Wall Street Journal, Andrew Roberts uses the royal birth to confidently bury the Republican cause in Australia --

Australian immigration demographics presently imply that such a divorce won't occur, because immigrants into Australia from dictatorships and former communist countries tend to equate the constitutional monarchy with domestic political tranquillity, the rule of law and limited government. If the baby prince turns out to be as photogenic as his parents, all that Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge will have to do is visit Australia on the eve of any republican referendum to bury the movement's chances there.