Jubilee entices England to re-embrace the symbol (if not the fact) of the United Kingdom?

As little more than an after thought to Brian’s piece on the utility of a lightly borne monarchy (see also my earlier Audioboo on the same subject), one of the things that has struck me is the sudden emergence of the Union flag as the emblem of choice, particularly in England where the cross of St George has been the preferred public emblem for maybe the last 15-20 years. It’s not really a surprise that it’s the Union flag that’s …

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