The originally published version of this story incorrectly identified Prince Charles' advisers as "Buckingham Palace." The Prince actually works and resides in Clarence House.
There is a point in Alan Bennett's witty and perceptive play The Madness of George III where a previous incumbent of Prince Charles' position wails, "To be heir to the throne is not a position; it is a predicament."
It is well said.
But, to judge by the standards of many of his predecessors, Charles Philip Arthur George Windsor has not handled his predicament that badly....