THE GREAT DI TURNAROUND

CAN AN ENTIRE PEOPLE BE LED BY THE NOSE? YOU BET

Hard as it is to believe, there remains among all the Diana madness one remarkable, overlooked story. Remember how the Diana week started? With an outpouring of popular anger against the paparazzi and the press (for pursuing Diana). And remember how the week ended? With an outpouring of popular anger against the Queen and the royal family (for not sufficiently mourning Diana).

The fascinating story is what happened in between to turn popular anger so swiftly from one target to another. It is the story of one of the greatest acts of misdirection since Houdini--pulled off, amazingly enough, by the very...

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