From: Jim Buckley, Aketon, Pontefract.
YOU suggested that Prince Charles articulates a modern progressive and inclusive monarchy (The Yorkshire Post, March 10).
In the feedback column on the same page, I noticed the whinging and whining comments of the Twitterarti.
The Royal family, by their actions, set an example of duty and responsibility. They show ‘inclusivity’ and how much they care. To accuse them of racism is laughable. But the whingers and whiners appear to be incapable of working this out.
Duty, responsiblity, care and concern are the hallmark of the Royal family. Their embodiment of these attributes is all the more effective by being understated, and performed with such a light touch – dare one say it – with humour. It would be such a shame to lose this.
What does the public want of its head of state? Are we to be seen as a nation of publicity-grabbing celebrities, or do we value care, concern, duty and responsibility? Not delivered in a sanctimonious way, but with good humour and grace.
From: Keith Alford, Fulwood, Sheffield.
FOLLOWING the Oprah Winfrey interview there were in your columns a raft of predictable responses, many sadly characterised by snobbery and misogyny (an exception was the balanced article by Christa Ackroyd). Yet there has been little discussion…