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Prince William of Britain is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, lowly commoner Kate Middleton. William reportedly proposed to Middleton during a Kenyan safari in October. On Twitter, reaction to the coupling was mixed.


Slate's Annie Lowrey was just excited to see royals be royals

They're going to crown a new princess! less than a minute ago via web


The Washington Post's Ezra Klein didn't understand what all the fuss was about

What's a "royal" ? Is it on Facebook?less than a minute ago via web


Yahoo's Chris Lehmann wondered how the wedding would reshape the balance of power in southern France

So what part of Aquitaine is Kate Middleton surrendering to the British Crown, exactly?less than a minute ago via web


National Journal's Matthew Cooper pondered an inevitable scenario

When will there be a royal gay wedding? Predictions? #royalweddingless than a minute ago via Brizzly


Mediaite's Rachel Sklar took offense at people calling a commoner a commoner

I'm a little over all this "commoner" talk re: Kate Middleton.less than a minute ago via web


A British guy finding true love wasn't enough to rouse Slate's Jacob Weisberg and Jezebel founder Anna Holmes

I care about royals even less than I care about celebrities.less than a minute ago via Twitterrific

Finding it difficult to care about the British royals. Or event weddings.less than a minute ago via Tweetie for Mac


Politico's Patrick Gavin speculated on the mood at NBC

So is Matt Lauer pissed/happy that Prince William engagement happened after Prince Charles interview shot?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Slate's Jack Shafer hoped this one turns out better than the royal family's last big shindig

Oh, and how nice that turned out. RT @cnnbrk: William gives Kate Middleton engagement ring Charles gave Diana. http://on.cnn.com/aHoCQ5less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

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