Mourning Di

By Megan McArdle

Why are we still talking about Diana Spencer? I'm sure she was a lovely person. But I can't say that her record of achievement merits solemn hagiography. She was very pretty, and she was the most telegenic member of a vestigial royal family, and she was against land mines. Why is she on the front page?

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