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Kate puts on brave face amid tacky spectacle
New York Post ^ | April 30, 2011 | Andrea Peyser

Posted on 04/30/2011 12:51:30 PM PDT by this is my country

Off with their hats! It was bigger than the Super Bowl and as tacky as a legion of Elvis impersonators. Most of all, it was disturbingly white. Yesterday's little wedding of William and Kate, a worldwide showcase of dreadful hats, fad diets and an unusually sour, lemon-yellow-clad queen, was designed to prove to the common man that the royals, finally, were down with the people. But from the moment a triumphant Kate tiptoed with her dad onto the red carpet -- yes, she walked an actual red carpet to and from the altar -- I saw not a potential queen. Kate bore the look of a lithe human sacrifice. Or was she ready to faint from her starvation diet? Her mouth smiled. But in her eyes -- terror. Who can blame her? Kate waited eight years for this moment, outlasting an endless parade of bimbos and stunning babes, most of them blond, at least five of them wedding guests (go figure, Brits), to win the hand of the badly balding heir to the throne. "You look beautiful!" William said, sounding a trifle too surprised, as she sailed into his orbit. These had to be the second-most dorky words ever to emerge from the mouth of a prince, after Wills' dad's unfortunate musings on becoming Camilla's feminine hygiene product. Kate did her best to paint on a smile, as the claustrophobically reserved royal mob made asses of themselves, craning their necks to give Kate the once-over, like a hunk of meat. It was showtime! Perhaps it was a bad omen. Or a sign of water retention. But when it came time to be Mr. and Mrs. Or Duke and Duchess. Or whatever the heck this pair will call each other in the

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When I read this I thought she was talking about the white dresses:

Most of all, it was disturbingly white.

But near the end she comes out with this:

The pomp and ridiculousness then spilled to the streets. Brits in T-shirts and jeans gathered for days to catch a glimpse of the white folks riding to Buckingham Palace, and a wedding night that is, famously, old news for the couple.

She was talking about race? White folks? What is up with that? That was the furthest thing from my mind when I watched the wedding. Ms. Peyser is, obviously, jealous of Kate, who seems like a very nice girl. Her tone throughout the whole article was to put down the royals, while assigning doom to Kate because of all that whiteness?

1 posted on 04/30/2011 12:51:35 PM PDT by this is my country
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To: this is my country

Nobody hates like he English.


2 posted on 04/30/2011 12:54:33 PM PDT by SeeSharp
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To: this is my country
How long before William's Camilla shows up in the tabloids?
3 posted on 04/30/2011 12:54:41 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (When and why did Steve Dunham change his name to Barack Hussein Obama? When he converted to Islam?)
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To: this is my country

I thought it was all beautiful though some of the hats were a little weird. No one was forced to watch it.


4 posted on 04/30/2011 12:55:09 PM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: this is my country

Andrea Peyser is nuts. Must have been drunk or stoned when she wrote this article.


5 posted on 04/30/2011 12:56:45 PM PDT by goldi (')
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To: this is my country

Just another unattractive self-hating white lib female “Journ-O-List” using the defense mechanism of projection to cover her own racism and jealousy


6 posted on 04/30/2011 12:57:13 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat ("Celebrate 'Civility'")
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To: this is my country

This couple shacked up before the wedding.
Classy people don’t do that.


7 posted on 04/30/2011 12:57:36 PM PDT by Notwithstanding
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To: E. Pluribus Unum
Kate IS "William's Camilla"; his first and true love.

Charles was not allowed to marry the only true love he'd ever had and forced into the marriage with the psycho, immature, emotionally needy Diana.

8 posted on 04/30/2011 12:57:54 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: this is my country

Oh does this Peyser lady sound jealous. I’d hate to be in her circle of friends.


9 posted on 04/30/2011 12:58:14 PM PDT by MondoQueen
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To: this is my country
I have heard the name Andrea Peyser, but I have no clue as to what she looks like, her ethnicity, her religion, and I am NOT going to search to find out. So that being the case I can evaluate the words she put together without myself getting accused of being ‘anti’ something or the other.

Andrea is a jealous loser.

10 posted on 04/30/2011 12:58:43 PM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: this is my country
Andrea Peyser...

Some people live to love...some live to hate. I think Andrea's got the second option pegged perfectly. Poor woman...

11 posted on 04/30/2011 12:58:51 PM PDT by moovova (Obama...a man, a president, a loser.)
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” Most of all, it was disturbingly white. “

LMAO at this hag. The Obama tribe is deliberately not invited and then along comes this tripe.


12 posted on 04/30/2011 12:59:02 PM PDT by Gator113 ("GAME ON." I'll be voting for Sarah Palin, Liberty, our Constitution and American Exceptionalism.)
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To: this is my country

Andrea’s tone indicates she needs a good does of EXLAX. Either that, or she’s morphing into that hag Joy Behar.


13 posted on 04/30/2011 12:59:11 PM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

Reminds me of what a friend said yesterday immediately after the kiss. She sent me an e-mail saying “Well, it’s all over now, except for the affairs and the divorce.”

Made me chuckle. I didn’t watch the wedding, but I do think Kate is very pretty and I would hope she and William would be able to maintain a faithful and loyal relationship, just as I hope for any newlywed couple.

The author’s focus on race in this article is ridiculous. I can’t imagine race having anything to do with the wedding, but some people just love to find fault.


14 posted on 04/30/2011 12:59:36 PM PDT by IMissPresidentReagan (A kid like Prescott & still pro-life all the days of his life. President Reagan was truly a saint!)
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To: this is my country

It’s a very hateful piece.


15 posted on 04/30/2011 12:59:58 PM PDT by DallasDeb
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To: this is my country
to win the hand of the badly balding heir to the throne

I've noticed his receeding hairline and the bare spot on the back of his head. I suffer from the same thing. But its hard not to notice his mothers smile, and her good looks.

He MIGHT NOT be Brad Pitt or the"Hunk du Jour", but he is still relatively handsome and carries himself quite well.

And even if he weren't a royal, but a commoner, I think he'd still attract a fair stable of ladies. Some just a pretty as Kate.

16 posted on 04/30/2011 1:00:27 PM PDT by mountn man (The pleasure you get from life, is equal to the attitude you put into it.)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Yes, it was beautiful. Kate’s sister was just as glamourous in that white dress she wore.


17 posted on 04/30/2011 1:00:35 PM PDT by this is my country
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To: E. Pluribus Unum

>>How long before William’s Camilla shows up in the tabloids?<<]

Given modern royals history, use a pocketwatch and not a calendar.


18 posted on 04/30/2011 1:01:10 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Liberalism is a philosophy of sniveling brats. /P. J. O'Rourke, 1991)
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To: this is my country

This is disgusting. The writer must be jealous or something.


19 posted on 04/30/2011 1:01:10 PM PDT by Aria ( "If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under.")
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To: this is my country
I think the thrust of the put-down was based in the notion that "white" is a symbol of "purity" (hence the fact that in bygone days the bride wore white as a symbol of her sexual purity/ chastity). Since both the bride and groom are notorious tramps, she was probably being snarky about the incongruity of a white wedding.... at least that's how I interpreted "a wedding night that is, famously, old news for the couple."

A legitimate criticism, actually...

20 posted on 04/30/2011 1:03:45 PM PDT by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: DallasDeb
It’s a very hateful piece.

Yes, it is. I was so upset reading this after looking at the lovely pictures of Kate and Will.

21 posted on 04/30/2011 1:04:59 PM PDT by this is my country
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To: this is my country

Most women in white dresses look like they’ve just swallowed a bus. The author is most likely projecting.../s;)


22 posted on 04/30/2011 1:04:59 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: nopardons

Exactly right — on all counts.


23 posted on 04/30/2011 1:05:24 PM PDT by USFRIENDINVICTORIA
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To: this is my country

Whoa
What a contrived and pathetic piece.

I really hope for the writer’s sake she was tasked to write an Anti Will and Kate piece.

I hope she doesn’t really think that way.


24 posted on 04/30/2011 1:05:49 PM PDT by RWGinger
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To: nopardons
Kate IS "William's Camilla"; his first and true love.

"True," perhaps. "First," most definitely not. She is the first to make him put a ring on her finger as payment for giving it up, so that might say something about the depth of his feelings for her...

25 posted on 04/30/2011 1:06:30 PM PDT by Charles H. (The_r0nin) (Hwaet! Lar bith maest hord, sothlice!)
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To: this is my country
So the Brits had their day, let them enjoy it. But let's not forget they ignored Bam and Mrs. Bam as well as that old Rhodes scholar Bill and Hillary.
26 posted on 04/30/2011 1:06:32 PM PDT by kenmcg (pROBLEM)
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To: this is my country

Interesting comment about it being “too white.” I wonder how many “black” wedding she has been invited to attend. As far as I know, guest lists at weddings are entirely up to the two people involved. Even presidents sometimes do not get invited.


27 posted on 04/30/2011 1:06:52 PM PDT by LOC1
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To: this is my country
So the truth finally comes out.

White people are "DISTURBINGLY WHITE."

Dr. Seuss wrote about this a long time ago in his story, The Sneetches.

A long time ago it was "frightfully bad" to be caught with darker skin in some places. Now we are the reverse. You'd better have dark skin or you are a loser.

28 posted on 04/30/2011 1:07:17 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Just mythoughts
Andrea writes regularly for the N.Y. Post. Her picture is published next to her articles and she isn't particularly good looking; even with the benefit of airbrushing and whatnot.

I think she's Jewish, but what her ancestry, vis-a-vis ethnic nationality is, I don not know.

She blows hot and cold. Sometimes her articles are quite good, other times they are patently ridiculous or even snarky/obscenely revolting. Not long ago there was a vast hue and cry over a very nasty anti-cat article she wrote, after some moron had cruelly tortured and killed his girlfriends cat.

29 posted on 04/30/2011 1:07:38 PM PDT by nopardons
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At least one of the royals was involved in the Lockerbie bomber deal. Reason enough to go after the royals, Ms. Peyser. Did I miss your column on that...?


30 posted on 04/30/2011 1:08:28 PM PDT by mewzilla (Were members of both political parties in on the Lockerbie bomber deal?)
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Don’t see too many white faces at one of Louie Far A Cans speeches, I wonder why....this race crap is getting old but I think its also losing its power for the democrats..


31 posted on 04/30/2011 1:09:03 PM PDT by goat granny
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To: mountn man
I've noticed his receeding hairline and the bare spot on the back of his head. I suffer from the same thing. But its hard not to notice his mothers smile, and her good looks.

I guess if he had a bad reputation she would have something to hang her hat on, but all she can point to is badly balding heir to the throne

32 posted on 04/30/2011 1:09:53 PM PDT by this is my country
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Who cares what this stupid person says. The wedding was beautiful as was the bride. As for being white; so what. Prince William had plenty of black guests and one his friends and partners from Africa are doing a joint effort to help the kids over there. His friend also lost his mother when young.

It shows how cheap these real racists are.


33 posted on 04/30/2011 1:10:32 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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What a jealous catty witch. Maybe I was watching a different wedding but the bride looked lovely and confident. Nobody was forced to watch it.
34 posted on 04/30/2011 1:11:00 PM PDT by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

I think you summed it up pretty nicely.


35 posted on 04/30/2011 1:11:31 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: this is my country

The pictures said it all. No “common-tary” needed.


36 posted on 04/30/2011 1:11:44 PM PDT by Shady (God will be merceful to believers in the love of Christ.)
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To: Charles H. (The_r0nin)
The "white wedding" is an historical novelty, which became THE vogue, when then Queen Victoria got married in a white dress; ditto the use of orange blossoms as a traditional wedding flower, which Queen Victoria also used.

In Royal European weddings, during the Medieval time period, royal and not so royal ( if they could afford special clothes, which most couldn't ) wore blue, as did their attendants,in honor of the Virgin Mary.

37 posted on 04/30/2011 1:12:01 PM PDT by nopardons
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“being snarky about the incongruity of a white wedding....”

I’ve been told that in these modern times, white just means that it’s the bride’s first WEDDING.

See, we can rationalize anything!


38 posted on 04/30/2011 1:12:08 PM PDT by mrs. a (It's a short life but a merry one...)
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To: A_Former_Democrat

Andrea is a real beauty isn't she?

39 posted on 04/30/2011 1:12:10 PM PDT by Average Al
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To: ilovesarah2012
some of the hats were a little weird

Just now, FOX ran a "highlight" piece - gotta admit it was funny when that one niece got out of the car and Shep emoted with "Oh, Good grief!".


40 posted on 04/30/2011 1:12:16 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (It's not the Obama Administration....it's the "Obama Regime".)
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To: SeeSharp

Do we know that Andrea Peyser is English?


41 posted on 04/30/2011 1:12:35 PM PDT by Binghamton_native
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To: freekitty

Yeah, notice how the writer had to mock William for balding? What’s up with that? Sheesh. Talk about vulgar.


42 posted on 04/30/2011 1:12:58 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: goat granny
Lets see if she complains about “brown” people at the cinco de mayo parades this week.
43 posted on 04/30/2011 1:13:28 PM PDT by ladyvet ( I would rather have Incitatus then the asses that are in congress today.)
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To: ErnBatavia

Isn’t that Oprah’s Logo?


44 posted on 04/30/2011 1:13:36 PM PDT by Paved Paradise
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To: USFRIENDINVICTORIA

Thanks.


45 posted on 04/30/2011 1:14:44 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Aria
She is right about the ridiculous hats..and outfits








Princess Victoria has a great body but that hat...yikes..

Dont know how what's her name walked in these shoes



But this is a beautiful picture
I hope the fairytale lasts for her
46 posted on 04/30/2011 1:14:47 PM PDT by RummyChick
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Most of all, it was disturbingly white.

Um...it's the English royal family.

This is like saying that Will Smith's wedding was too black or Bobby Jindal's was too Indian.

47 posted on 04/30/2011 1:15:06 PM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Anyone who says we need illegals to do the jobs Americans won't do has never watched "Dirty Jobs.")
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I think Andrea was pissed because the Obama’s weren’t invited.

What a snarky POS reporter.


48 posted on 04/30/2011 1:15:12 PM PDT by hattend (How much do you have to invest in the future before you've spent it and no longer have one? - Steyn)
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To: Charles H. (The_r0nin)
I think the thrust of the put-down was based in the notion that "white" is a symbol of "purity" (hence the fact that in bygone days the bride wore white as a symbol of her sexual purity/ chastity). Since both the bride and groom are notorious tramps, she was probably being snarky about the incongruity of a white wedding.... at least that's how I interpreted "a wedding night that is, famously, old news for the couple."

That is what I thought when I started reading the article, but she ended with that snide remark Brits in T-shirts and jeans gathered for days to catch a glimpse of the white folks riding to Buckingham Palace. That made me realize what she was referring to in the beginning.

49 posted on 04/30/2011 1:15:22 PM PDT by this is my country
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What a rotten person. Her comments run like this:

1) Too many white people. Or virgins. Or whatever, white stuff. Peoples. Yuck.

2) The queen is ugly and yellow, like a lemon. Old rich people, yuck.

3) Bride is too skinny. Andrea hates skinny women. She must therefore be starving herself. Skinny women, yuck.

4) Bride is smiling, but Andrea sees terror in her eyes. Well, she is being watched by a billion people. But Andrea sees more than that! Human sacrifice to marriage! Gack!Yuck!

5) More snarky comments about too many blond, happy babies. White babies, more yuck.

6) Nasty comments about Charles idiot comments. Well, even a broken clock is right twice a day. Charles yuck.

7) Crowd is looking at Kate, therefore she is being treated like a piece of meat. Uhh, who is treating Kate like a piece of meat? Could it be our SNARKY reporteress? Can she not find a man who adores her, whom those about her would gaze on beamingly, happy in the thought that a couple might be taking a great dive into the hope of happiness?

Happy couples getting married, yuck, gack, choke! Poor Andrea. Poor, bitter Andrea.

I could go on but I'd have to give her nastiness a hit. Not doing.

Bitter, bitter, bitter. Yuck.

50 posted on 04/30/2011 1:15:59 PM PDT by I still care (I miss my friends, bagels, and the NYC skyline - but not the taxes. I love the South.)
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