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The Tabloid Called TIME

Yes, I mean "the" TIME Magazine, which did an articles titled "Why Kate's Gown didn't Dissapoint" this week.  A "royal wedding" in an impoverished nation, is an anomoly in itself.  However it's also:
An environmental disaster with 6,765 tonnes of carbon footprint spent for this single event A day's wasted productivity of some 500,000 people that went down to see the "show".  (Sorry William, Kate - a wedding could be just a wedding, they made a show of yours).Can an indebted nation afford it?  Sources estimate the cost of this lost productivity between 1.2 - 2.9 Bill. UK Pounds.GBP 20 Million for security arrangementsGBP 700,000 for flowersGood sense of the government though, that the wedding celebrations of 20 Mil. GBP were made to be spent by the families themselves.

And doesn't the TIME Magazine have better things to write about than a pompous wedding?  A 2 page story would have been sufficient.  If the apparently highly qua…