We don’t do a lot on the monarchy/republic thing but here’s one from Ken Craggs:
The following is from a lecture by Professor Vernon Bogdanor who is a Professor of Law and a Professor of Political history at Gresham College.
“Since 1689, when Parliament determined the line of succession, the monarchy has been a constitutional monarchy. Parliament can, at any time, alter the line of succession, as it did at the time of the Abdication in 1936, so that we, the people, have the right, if we so wish, through Parliament, to alter the line of succession or, if we wish, to abolish the monarchy entirely.” (See p.10 of the transcript). Here’s the video of the lecture.”
I was doing all right until I got to this:
Admire Clarke and Straw? That’s the point where it was lost on me.