by Michael Bolen
That’s the decree in a new report from a U.K. House of Commons committee tasked with overseeing the royal finances.
You see, Queen Liz’s reserve fund is down to its last million pounds. The palaces are crumbling. The advisors are making an awful mess of the budget. And no matter how hard the royals try, they just can’t seem to cut spending.
I say, let the Queen go bankrupt. It can’t happen soon enough. The last thing the Commonwealth or Canada needs is a costly reminder of a period when an aristocratic elite ruled supreme — especially in an age in which a plutocratic elite rules supreme. The royals, after all, were the original 1 per cent.