Elizabeth may be Queen of England; but King is King of the Funny Handshake Brigade
Guido tells us that Mervyn’s investiture will not be filmed:
Broadcasters have been left scratching their heads on why the Bank of England have asked the Palace not to release the footage of Mervyn King receiving his knighthood. The Bank’s spinners confirmed that the strange request had been made, but refused to comment on why. Nothing to do with the powerful image of the Governor on his knees…
Mervyn On His Knees – Bank Bans Footage of King Kneeling Before Queen
But I thought everyone knows that Mervyn holds a higher rank in the real ruling class, the Funny Handshake Brigade, than either Queenie or the Duke. In reality, it would be Queenie kneeling before King. Anything else would be terribly unseemly and unacceptable.
And you think I’m joking?