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What Meghan’s new fans like to ignore

14 January 2020

5:30 PM

14 January 2020

5:30 PM

What would it take to convert Afua Hirsch to the cause of capitalism? We now know the answer because the Guardian columnist has enthusiastically backed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex as the couple seek ‘financial independence’, by such means as registering the trademark ‘Sussex Royal’.

As for those who have criticised the Duke and Duchess for doing this? According to Hirsch, writing in the New York Times:

“…by taking matters into their own hands, Harry and Meghan’s act of leaving — two fingers up at the racism of the British establishment — might be the most meaningful act of royal leadership...

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