Entries by Alastair Roderick from 02/2013

These Kate Middleton Pictures Infantilize Us All

| Posted 02.13.2013 | UK Politics

Our morbid fascination with this bizarre, ordinary, family invests them with a sort of inverted dignity just by them doing and saying nothing of real consequence.

The Strange Death of Liberal England

| Posted 02.21.2013 | UK Politics

I recently wrote on this site that, in reference to the recently published photos of the Duchess of Cambridge, pregnant and on holiday, that '...our morbid fascination with this bizarre, ordinary family invests them with a sort of inverted dignity just by them doing and saying nothing of real consequence.' I didn't expect such a vivid illustration to present itself so soon.