The real star of the official state banquet for the Chinese president Xi Jinping was the Duchess of Cambridge
Described as the “Dazzling Duchess” and the “Pride of the Palace” in today’s Mail Online, the Duchess of Cornwall looked resplendent in red at Tuesday night’s official state banquet for the Chinese president Xi Jinping at Buckingham Palace.
Whilst most of the media have focused of the decision of the Prince of Wales not to attend and Jeremy Corbyn’s lack of respect for potocol, the Duchess of Cambridge did the decent thing: She clinked glasses with a man whose country will invest billions in Britain and she smiled politely. She put aside questions about China’s record in many sectors and in doing so, this middle class lady who one day will be Queen did what she does best: The Duchess of Cambridge rose to the occasion and for that the nation should salute her.
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