Meghan has won huge support in the US following last week’s interview with Oprah Winfrey in which she made a number of allegations about the Royal Family, most notably that an unnamed family member made racist remarks relating to their son, Archie. Will Rodriguez-Kennedy, president of the California Young Democrats, now says her popularity and stance on issues such as bullying and mental health could make her an ideal candidate for politics.
Mr Rodriguez-Kennedy said: “The Duchess is definitely viewed favourably in California and she is elevating issues that are finally starting to get the attention they are due – issues like racism, bullying, mental health awareness, the importance of a worker’s right to organise. We are here for it.”
He went on: “Since we are a republic, many Americans are fascinated by the British monarchy, so it is not surprising that this would be a popular topic here. What makes it even more interesting is how modern-day issues like racism and mental health are dealt with and talked about in the Royal Family, which is both very visible but shrouded in mystery at the same time.”
Mr Rodriguez-Kennedy added: “I would say it’s very clear that the Duchess has Democratic values. The Democratic Party is the party of the people, we welcome all who support our platform regardless of rank, class, gender, race or any other characteristic.
“ That being said, our party does not place royalty above any other member of our party as it is not…