Loving the royals and becoming a republic are not mutually exclusive. The republic of Canada, as a member of the Commonwealth, still gets royal visits. However the Australian republic does seem some time away.Neither in Canada nor in Australia doe the republicans stand a chance to get what they want. Isn't it interesting, that nobody at The Age spotted the mistake? Or did they share the republicans' wishful thinking?
I suppose that, by then, Tony Abbott will have left us for the great monarchy in the sky.
Bronwen Murdoch, South Melbourne
Thursday, 17 April 2014
Some republicans are so confused, that they see republics, where there aren't any, see today's letter to the editor of The Age: