Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Conversation With The Queen

President and Mrs. Obama met with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace this morning as part of the First Couple's European tour. While the British Royal Family is a constitutional monarchy, they still represent the people of Great Britain as Heads of State, equal to the President. The aim of such a meeting is to build ties between nations and is often more social than political. However, there will still be some topics on conversation unlikely to be broached by either side: