A taxonomy of takes Harry and Meghan's sit-down with Oprah Winfrey has, as it always would, loosed an avalanche of takes:
You guys, I think the royals might actually be a bit problematic? Understandably, the major revelation of the interview -- that a "senior royal" had expressed worry to Harry about how dark his son's skin might be -- got the most coverage. Everyone's first guess, Prince Phillip (because, I mean, come on), has since been ruled out, as has the Queen.
Everyone involved is a hero Maybe it's the strange fixation on Harry and Meghan as progressive figures (which, compared with the parasitical ruling class they've slowly and reluctantly left, I suppose they are), but there was a tone of hero worship in the coverage, as much directed at Oprah as her interview subjects. The New Yorker is only the most florid: