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Princess Kate, photographs, and the great thirst for significance

18 March 2024

5:51 PM

18 March 2024

5:51 PM

When Photogate, or Kategate, or whatever we end up calling it, first became news, I remember taking one look at social media and thinking: you people have lost your damn minds. An anodyne photograph of the Princess of Wales and her children was issued to the press agencies by Kensington Palace to mark Mother’s Day.

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