Why is the Queen so popular when politicians struggle? While there are lots of reasons, I was struck by one as I watched the second season of Netflix’s The Crown. Now, the rest of this article will have some spoilers in it, although since it’s historically based, I don’t feel too guilty sharing them. Nevertheless, you have been warned.

In episode 5 we meet John Grigg, also known as Lord Altrincham. He called Queen Elizabeth II a “priggish schoolgirl,” and generally criticized her and the monarchy for being too upper class and disconnected from the regular people.

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