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Biden Shames America and Insults the Crown With His Behavior at the Queen’s Funeral

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Posted: Sep 20, 2022 6:10 PM

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The passing of Queen Elizabeth II has filled the news for a couple of weeks, and one of the parlor discussions regarding her funeral ceremony involved whether former President Donald Trump was snubbed from attending, either by the Royal family or by current President Joe Biden. As it turns out, there was no backroom drama concerning the appearance, as a US embassy official has clarified that the heavy interest and select seating meant that only Biden and his wife would be in attendance. This, of course, did not prevent speculation in the press, both regarding Trump being allegedly blocked and what political maneuvering Biden might have employed with regard to inviting his predecessor to the affair.CNN is currently doing a panel discussion about if Biden should invite Trump to the Queen’s funeral. Jake Tapper says it would be “clever” for Biden to do it. pic.twitter.com/PB6vQK9FpL— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) September 9, 2022Look, nobody is going to argue that Donald Trump is the very model of social decency. He may, in fact, be the polar opposite of a contemporary David Niven, for example. But even while he is not thought of as being the picture of a Modern Major Gentleman, Trump could be told what not to do and to comport himself at least in an acceptable fashion. And as we then saw during the lengthy proceedings of the burial ceremony, Trump could hard …

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