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    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-34782123

    He may or may not have knelt. Probably didn't. Said he wouldn't.

    Earth is still spinning. Sky is still up.

    Carry on.
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    *insert generic Corbyn hates Britain and loves Islamic terrorists comment*
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    This is like British diplomats refusing to do the kowtow to the Chinese Emperor back then.
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    The privy council is an archaic institution that remains more for reasons of tradition than anything else. So that certain media outlets tried to make a big thing out of it and the angle of Corbyn's spine depresses me but does not surprise me.
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    The privy council is an archaic institution that remains more for reasons of tradition than anything else. So that certain media outlets tried to make a big thing out of it and the angle of Corbyn's spine depresses me but does not surprise me.
    There is actual a strong tradition of republics not bowing as well. Something about pretending to have a bad knee so you can't kneel.

    So it isn't even braking tradition :-/

    Complete non story.
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    I'm getting sick of these non stories. Did he bow, did he sing, will he wear a poppy. There is plenty wrong with corbyn and plenty of legitimate criticism to be made. We don't need these poorly written hatchet jobs that are floating around.

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    I'm a right winger and I hate the royals so if he didn't kneel or bow (whatever) then good for him
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    (Original post by Quantex)
    The privy council is an archaic institution that remains more for reasons of tradition than anything else. So that certain media outlets tried to make a big thing out of it and the angle of Corbyn's spine depresses me but does not surprise me.
    The Privy Council isn't archaic in its functions, even if it's old-fashioned in its traditions. There are republics with State Councils that perform a similar function.
 
 
 
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