Crashing The Royal Party


COMEDY TERRORIST? Aaron Barschak makes his way to the Windsor party

Has Britain lost its memory? Last week an intruder wearing a pink ball gown and fake beard and calling himself Osama bin Laden managed to gate-crash Prince William's 21st-birthday bash at Windsor Castle. Aspiring comedian Aaron Barschak managed to kiss the Prince on both cheeks and head for the bar before being nabbed by police. Home Secretary David Blunkett ordered an urgent inquiry into the "appalling breach" in security; Britons were aghast. But the real wonder is why anyone was surprised at all. Despite the millions of dollars a year British taxpayers pay to protect the royals, such lapses are an...

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