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Royal family appearances

Just weeks after Prince Harry was photographed giving naked hugs in a Las Vegas hotel suite, Prince William's new wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, has been photographed topless by a paparazzo with a long lens.

The royal family, unsurprisingly and understandably, condemned the invasion of the couple's privacy, but the real hilarity began when the British media expressed outrage that non-British publications were publishing the photographs. (British publications have abstained, we can presume, mostly for fear of retribution in the local courts.)

If invasion of privacy were an Olympic sport, British publications would sweep the medal table.

For a reminder on the Prince Charles incident referenced in the comic, see here.

Roberto De Vido is a communications consultant, writer, cartoonist and jack of many trades. The former chief of Tucson Sentinel’s East Asia Bureau, he now lives in California (make of that what you will).

“Their Royal Highnesses have been hugely saddened to learn that a French publication and a photographer have invaded their privacy in such a grotesque and totally unjustifiable manner.”

— The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, via a spokesman

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