Our Un-American "Addiction" to Royalty

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Psychology Today

Why are Americans so interested in the royal family? In an essay, Frank Farley, a psychologist at Temple’s College of Education, said, “Everywhere one turns … one sees the media slavering over the royals. These royals … have power, hereditary power, as shown in our strong interest, mental time spent, and reaction to everything they do. The media time and money spent covering their lives could surely be better spent on people who have a