Prince William Capital Riot letter Meghan, Harry receive different response

Prince William’s heartfelt letter to accomplice of Capitol riot police officer Brian Siknick reached American politics, but not the often criticized criticism at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

The Duke of Cambridge’s gesture clearly touched the saddened Sandra Garza, who told CNN on Friday that he had arrived “to honor Brian’s memory.”

The move was widely praised in the British media. daily mail Noting how it “breaks from royal tradition of not weighing in on politics at home or abroad” but without explicitly criticizing her.

Widespread commentary has not subjected William to the kind of backlash that Harry and Meghan have faced while wandering American politics, including calls for them to be stripped of their royal titles at the height of it.

One factor may be sensitivity to the tragic loss of a thundering partner. However, Meghan has faced criticism from a more limited number of commentators after Uvalde’s visit to pay honors to the Texas school shooting victims.

Prince William is pictured at left at a church service during the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II on June 3, 2022. Sandra Garza, the girlfriend of fallen Capitol police officer Brian Cicnick, appears at a selection committee hearing to investigate the January 6 attack. On June 09, 2022 at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. William wrote a letter to Garza to express his sympathy for his loss.
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Prince William’s letter to Sandra Garza

When William shared his feelings about the Capitol riots, William took a step further from safer territory.

Writing in November 2021, he said: “Please forgive me if I am being intrusive but I wanted to write and let you know how sorry I am about the death of your partner Brian.

“I wanted to acknowledge Brian’s patriotism and selflessness after watching the documentary footage of the recent traumatic events at the Capitol Building.”

Importantly, he said: “I am deeply saddened to hear that he passed away the next day and hope you can take some rest knowing that it is thanks to law enforcement officers like Brian that the situation did not escalate and democracy was retained.”

The reference to maintaining democracy falls into controversial political territory, as it equates to a clear statement that the rioters were wrong and went astray, less clearly, a sign in the general direction that the election itself was fair and not rigged, As alleged by Donald Trump.

Many can agree with William on both points, especially in Britain where a recent YouGov poll suggested that 14 percent of UK adults liked the former president, while 70 percent disliked him.

However, it is not customary for royals to take sides in matters relating to the politics of another country—and doubly-acting royals.

William’s level of prestige was clarified during Garza’s CNN interview in which he made the letter public.

She added: “Trump doesn’t give law enforcement or two c**ps about Brian and yet Prince William took the time to honor me and Brian.”

newsweek Contacted Kensington Palace for comment.

Harry and Meghan in the US election

Harry and Meghan react in the November 2020 presidential election after calling on Americans to vote during the first few months of their royal lives.

The couple’s comments clearly did not backfire from Democrats, but appeared to touch on popular criticisms of Trump at times.

Meghan told Michelle Obama When We All Vote Initiative: “We all know what’s at stake this year. I know it.

“I think you all know this for sure and if you are with us at this fun event you are just as active and energetic to see the change that we all need and deserve.”

Any talk of change in the context of the election leans toward the removal of the incumbent and Meghan denounced Trump before becoming a royal, so the world already knew where she stood on the subject.

Harry also left little to the imagination when he said in September 2020: “As we approach this November, it is important that we reject hate speech, misinformation and online negativity.”

Piers Morgan, however. presenter of good morning ukwere among those who condemned the couple.

They wrote on Twitter in August 2020: “The Queen must be stripped of the Sussexes’ titles. They cannot live as royals and talk about overseas elections in such a partisan manner.”

Prince Harry on the Capitol Riots

Prince Harry himself has commented on the Capitol riots, which he called a “coup” during a conversation wired magazine.

He said of then-CEO of Twitter, Jack Dorsey: “I warned him that his platform was allowing a coup. That email was sent the day before. And then it happened and I haven’t heard from him since.”

Sarah Palin was among those to lead the criticism of Harry, when she told GB News: “Wow, I wonder where they got it from, that’s a weird thing.

“I haven’t heard anyone claim that they were prophecies and prophecies to be able to predict.

“I don’t like that people talk about their family in public doing dirty laundry, I mean there have been enough attacks on the family unit today.”

Robert Rinder, a prominent UK television personality, told good morning uk: “What? I don’t understand at all. I mean Prince Harry, with the greatest honor in the world, deserves to be told more than anyone else that I believe to be a riot.” It’s going to be open source stuff.”

Meghan Markle’s Journey to Uvalde

The Duchess of Sussex donated blood and paid tribute to the victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting, which killed 19 children and two teachers on 24 May.

Wearing a baseball cap, jeans and a gray T-shirt, he was photographed laying flowers by media operating in Uvalde, Texas.

Sharon Osbourne told British television show ConversationThat Meghan should have visited her father, Thomas Markle, who was in hospital at the time, who had suffered a stroke.

The reality TV star said: “When I saw the picture [in Uvalde] I said, ‘What about his father.'”

Osbourne described the picture as “a great publicity shot”.

Meghan’s half-brother Thomas Markle Jr also told GB News: “It sounds like a publicity stunt. She wants people to think she’s trying to sort things out, I don’t know what her agenda is, but it’s totally wrong.

“It’s the most insensitive thing I’ve seen in my life, walking a little bit like she was on a stage.”

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