That interview and its no-go-zones

We enter dangerous waters when we deem some subjects above criticism and those who invoke the topics to be voicing immutable truth.

Last week news media around the world found themselves navigating shoals and reefs in a Force Five gale created  by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s interview with Oprah Winfrey. 

The Duchess, Meghan Markle, invoked not one but two topics from that growing list of sacrosanct subjects – racism and mental health – and, while I have no doubt that life in the Royal spotlight pushed her to the edge of stability, their choice placed her words above criticism or even analysis.

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