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When even Royals don’t want to deal with “The Firm,” why do we still act like monarchy is normal?

Harry and Meghan stepping down is them saying that all the trappings of royalty aren't worth it. If they can’t see the value of a monarchy, why should anyone else?

By Rik Worth  

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have decided to step back from their roles as "senior" Royals. Photo: PA

Megxit. The stepping down of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle from lives as senior roles already has a silly name. Which is fine because it’s kind of silly. The self-demotion from senior royal to minor royal doesn’t really mean anything. Not really. Not to your actual life.

Harry and Meg (I can call them that; they’re practically commoners now, after all) have had a relatively hard time of it.…

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