Kate Middleton, Future HuffPo Guest Editor, Will Become Queen of the Content Mines for a Day

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Sometime in February, Kate Middleton plans to guest edit HuffPo UK for a day. I thought the whole point of marrying the heir to the throne of the United Kingdom was that you’d never be required to spend five minutes on the Internet?

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That’s according to Racked. Unfortunately for fans of celebrity-helmed lifestyle brands, this is not a trial run for some distant future where Kate Middleton runs a Goop competitor flush with pictures of Cornwall drenched in light the color of honey. No, Kensington Palace says it’s part of her philanthropic activities:

By 4 p.m. you’ll be looking for cat videos just like the rest of us, Kate.


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DISCUSSION

Look, hey, no disrespect to Kate, she may well be a decent and pure hearted woman. BUT... She’s going to “highlight” the importance of children’s mental health by sitting behind a computer and cutting and pasting her handlers answers? Is there any less important, more self indulged and useless group of people on the planet than an unelected, powerless monarchy subsisting on the public taxpayer for their private flights, truffel and quail dinners, and pretentious, “ you can’t speak until the Queen does” rules? Maybe, but it’s taking awhile for me to come up with an answer.