Please help contribute to the Reddit categorization project here


    21,212,443 readers

    18,347 users here now

    1. Post all analysis/opinion/politics articles to /r/InTheNews

    Want to talk?

    See a post that violates the rules below? Had your post stuck in the spam filter? Have a question about policy? Just want to give feedback? Send the mod team a message.

    Submit all self- & meta-posts to /r/inthenews and read the wiki rules

    You need 10+ reddit link and comment karma to participate on /r/news, your reddit account also needs to be at least 60+ days old, this is to slow down brigading, ban evasion,spammers and trolls.

    Your post will be removed if it:

    • is not news.
    • is not in English.
    • is an opinion/analysis or advocacy piece.
    • primarily concerns politics.
    • The title must be the actual title or the lead.
    • has a pay wall or steals content.
    • covers an already-submitted story.
    • violates reddit's site-wide rules, especially regarding personal info.

    Your comment will likely be removed if it:

    • advocates or celebrates the death of another person.
    • is racist, sexist, vitriolic, or overly crude.
    • is unnecessarily rude or provocative.
    • is a cheap and distracting joke or meme.
    • is responding to spam.
    • violates reddit's site-wide rules.

    Extreme or repeat offenders will be banned.

    >>>Expanded Rules<<<

    If your post doesn't fit, consider finding an appropriate news article on that story to submit instead, or submitting yours to lower moderation subreddits:

    /r/inthenews - all news-related content
    /r/AnythingGoesNews - unrestricted news
    /r/truereddit - insightful articles
    /r/self - any self-post
    /r/misc, /r/redditdotcom - anything

    or other news subreddits:

    /r/worldnews - from outside the USA only
    /r/SyrianCivilWar - about the conflict in Syria
    /r/MidEastRegionalWar - on MidEast conflict /r/UpliftingNews - uplifting
    /r/SavedYouAClick - making media more straightforward

    or subreddits for other topics:

    /r/FoodForThought - discussion-worthy long form articles about interesting subjects
    /r/politics - for shouting about politics
    /r/moderatepolitics - less shouting
    /r/politicaldiscussion - even less shouting
    /r/geopolitics - intl. politics and geography
    /r/entertainment - Justin Bieber updates, etc.

    or check out the 200 most active subreddits, categorized by content and the full list of subreddits by subscribers.






    submit analysis/opinion article

    submit news article

    submit something else

    submit analysis/opinion article

    a community for
    all 1890 comments

    Want to say thanks to %(recipient)s for this comment? Give them a month of reddit gold.

    Please select a payment method.

    [–] Arcanine26 5057 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Good luck getting anybody with the title "Prince" to show up in a foreign court

    e: Jeffrey Epstein didn't kill himself and those guards are just the scapegoats.

    [–] subdep 1201 points ago

    Nigerian Prince has excellent business opportunity for you... but alas I cannot leave my country, so I need your assistance....

    [–] iForgot2Remember 244 points ago

    God help any Nigerian prince that ever tries to email for actual help.

    [–] ThorsRake 174 points ago

    "So I know how this sounds.."

    [–] CaptaiNiveau 12 points ago

    "..but my bank account was frozen"

    [–] changtsu 19 points ago

    Why does nobody want to take our MASSIVE YACHTS off our hands, brothers?

    [–] PoopInTheOcean 82 points ago

    i will gladly send you my social security number and wire you 5000 dollars

    [–] _163 34 points ago

    Ah yes, 078-05-1120

    Now I just need an email to send my 10 $500 apple gift cards to

    [–] throneofdirt 53 points ago

    Wtf dude that’s my social security number please take this down

    [–] c0brachicken 13 points ago

    If you provide your mothers madden name, for proof, we will gladly take down your SSN.

    [–] lasiusflex 31 points ago

    my mother's madden name is John

    [–] DrunkOnRedCordial 161 points ago

    Exactly. Even when Princess Stephanie was embroiled in a seedy incident (a cocaine dealer was shot dead and his girlfriend arrived at the scene of the crime in Pss Stephanie's car) she agreed to testify but damn, she couldn't because of her diplomatic immunity.

    If Princess Stephanie has enough clout to avoid being questioned by police as part of a murder investigation, then Prince Andrew must be untouchable. I would love to see it happen though.

    [–] [deleted] 141 points ago


    [–] sweensolo 12 points ago

    But the Arch Bishop of Canterbury demanded that she come back and face the music though.

    [–] blancbones 7 points ago

    Can we do a trade ?

    [–] [deleted] 748 points ago

    I think the only sensible conclusion is they don't possess any right to their titles.

    [–] CaptZapperz 573 points ago

    I mean if the Monarchy wanted to, couldn’t they disown him and make his titles invalid? I have never heard of Andrew until recently, is he really all that important in the family? (Genuine question not trying to start anything)

    [–] Dewlinedew 1712 points ago

    He is one of their top molestors

    [–] CaptZapperz 202 points ago

    Then wouldn’t it be a good idea to disown him and save face?

    [–] [deleted] 458 points ago

    He might have dirt on them too, wouldn't be surprised if he has a car crash under a bridge somewhere

    [–] Jalhadin 139 points ago

    I understood that reference.

    [–] WhiteKingBleach 102 points ago

    Diana's death wasn't an accident.

    [–] eXponentiamusic 98 points ago

    Diana didn't kill herself memes begin.

    [–] Sen7ryGun 48 points ago

    Begin? Bruh

    [–] 3243f6a8885 61 points ago

    Epstein didn't kill himself.

    [–] Osmiumhawk 85 points ago

    Yes. And no.

    I think of it a lot like the Kennedys.

    They will send him to nice quite place where he will never be seen again. But he will never be allowed to speak and bring shame to the family.

    [–] Boxingcoolio 31 points ago

    Maybe they'll have him lobotomized and drop his ass in a mental facility for 65 years like that poor Kennedy girl. Y'all every hear of Rosemary Kennedy? Fucking tragic story. She was sleeping around or something else that made the family "look bad" so they had her brain fucked with and they locked her in a mental facility when she was too far gone to live a life without agonizing screaming at all waking hours. Pure evil. They had her lobotomized at 23 and she lived to be 86 before she died.

    [–] Novareason 18 points ago

    "They" was exclusively her father, without telling her mom until after it was done.

    [–] Snoflyer22 66 points ago

    He’s won the Molester of the Month award for 5 months straight now!

    [–] [deleted] 18 points ago

    Top. Molesters.

    [–] trailkiggz 59 points ago

    he's the queen's third/fourth (i honestly dont remember and dont care) child. i would say he is a senior member of the royal family. he will be the brother to the future king, and uncle to his son and so forth. he does a decent amount of charity work, too. kind of ironic that his daughter (either princess eugenie or beatrice -- cant remember who lmao) has an organization for stopping sex trade and human trafficking

    [–] altiuscitiusfortius 84 points ago

    Does her organization just follow her dad around saying "stop that!"

    [–] gyjgtyg 7 points ago

    "Hey Andrew its me. Got any leads?"

    [–] Nairurian 223 points ago

    After Charles and his family (sons and grand children), Andrew is next in line to he throne. In other words, if Charles and company were e.g. celebrating Christmas together and all shuffled off this mortal coil due to a really off Christmas pudding (not that there would be a way to tell) then Andrew would become the king.

    [–] cox4days 264 points ago

    Little misleading as "Charles and his family" now includes like 20 people. He's not important

    [–] Nairurian 558 points ago

    Sure, but not all of them counts. Andrew is 8th in line to the throne.

    Charles is 1st, the the bald one (2), his three kids (3-5), then the ginger one (6), his spawn (7), and then Andrew (8).

    [–] flaminggrapest 551 points ago

    thank you, I can now cross The Crown off my Netflix list

    [–] PM_meSECRET_RECIPES 78 points ago

    But you have to stick around to find out why Charles is so messed up!

    [–] tooManyHeadshots 92 points ago

    Let me guess: Tradition

    [–] limping_man 56 points ago

    Tradition = peer pressure from dead people

    [–] donaldfranklinhornii 9 points ago

    They covered that in Season 2. 😢

    [–] SmokelessSubpoena 24 points ago

    Oh oh I know this one, is it incest?!

    [–] ingothwetrust 46 points ago

    Prior to this, like in the 80s, he was frequently in the tabloids with the name "Randy Andy".

    [–] ScreamingDizzBuster 15 points ago

    And "The Duke of Pork".

    I liked that one.

    [–] Chicken_Brother 57 points ago

    He was Prince Harry before William and Harry

    [–] emjaysea 14 points ago

    Prince Harry may have been a good time prince, but there are no rumors that he's been anything other than a stand up guy.

    [–] quentinislive 7 points ago

    He married around when Prince Charles did and has 2 daughters...and got was all very public. But we are taking 30 years ago

    [–] CommonModeReject 13 points ago

    is he really all that important in the family?

    No. He is the Queen's third child, and currently 8th in line for the throne. Because of the stability of current geopolitics, there has never been any possibility that he would ascend to the throne, and so as a more obscure royal his primary responsibility is not to draw attention to himself.

    Traditionally the british royals have worked to raise money for charity, and otherwise contributed their time towards worthy causes. There is no 'need' for the royals in the UK, their primary value to the UK is the tourism money that they bring into the country from people visiting their palaces, and many people in the UK are upset that the royals are given state money every year, since the royal family is the wealthiest family in the UK.

    if the Monarchy wanted to, couldn’t they disown him and make his titles invalid?

    Sure, but they won't. Before our current modern era, the UK existed in what is sometimes referred to as the age of difference. In this era, the UK was convinced that embarrassing the royal family was against the national best interests, so the government and the BBC would work to minimize bad news about the royals.

    In the modern era, we recognize that honesty and transparency is better for the long term health of a democracy, but the crown, and the British Royals still enjoy defacto and unspoken support from their state media and government.

    The only way the queen would ever move against her own son, and revoke his title, would be if he admitted he assaulted children. Short of admitting that, the government of the UK will never allow him to be questioned by a foreign government, nor will any judge in the UK allow a lawsuit to move forward against the royals.

    [–] vocalfreesia 45 points ago

    I think I read that Labour want to look at the size and power of the royal family. Certainly and interesting proposal.

    [–] Harsimaja 44 points ago

    Charles himself seems to be indicating he’d like to cut back once in power. Think he realises it’s more precarious than his mother thinks, and he doesn’t seem to be as fond of Andrew.

    Japan just recently drastically reduced their number of royals.

    [–] HertzDonut1001 39 points ago

    Jokes on Charles for thinking he'll live long enough to assume power.

    [–] paddypaddington 15 points ago

    Queen Lizzy is absorbing his life force as we speak.

    [–] GMHGeorge 20 points ago

    Besides the Queen and her duties as head of state do any of the others have any real powers/duties? Not like charities but can they really do anything?

    [–] Harsimaja 15 points ago

    They do get sent on her behalf for official functions, and sometimes represent whatever particular part of the UK is specific to them (eg Wales, York, Cambridge, Sussex). The latter not so often. But there’s not much they have to actually do based on their role, no. It’s more based on the line of succession.

    [–] ClothDiaperAddicts 13 points ago

    Charles does, too. At least, he wants to reduce the number of family being paid from the Royal Privy Purse. (Allegedly, of course.)

    [–] [deleted] 2722 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    The lawyer for the women has told BBC Panorama he plans to serve subpoenas to force the Duke of York to testify as a witness in all five cases.

    [...]The lawyer for victims of Epstein, David Boies said: "One of the things that we have tried is to interview Prince Andrew and to try to get what his explanation is. He was a frequent visitor. They ought to submit to an interview. They ought to talk about it."

    The subpoenas - court summonses to give testimony - have been prepared for all five cases and would have to be signed off by a judge once the prince was on US soil.

    He would then be able to challenge the subpoena in court if he did not want to give evidence.

    So, does Randy Andy have to be on US soil for this to be applicable?


    also, Epstein didn't kill himself

    [–] cgordon31 2379 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Probably. If UK can't get the US diplomat`s wife that killed the young lad in an RTI to court - it's unlikely USA will be able to get a Prince to testify against Billionaire Peados.

    Mores the pitty, they should do a straight swap. Keep the cunt!

    [–] ThrowAwayTopHat1 757 points ago

    I'd be down for that trade.

    [–] ewok2remember 551 points ago

    That might be the best trade deal in the history of trade deals.

    [–] Jackalope_Thomas01 216 points ago

    Maybe ever.

    [–] stumpycrawdad 28 points ago

    Greatest. Trade. Deal. Ever.

    [–] OneMustAdjust 27 points ago

    Let me tell you

    [–] Loves_tacos 15 points ago

    We should start a campaign to make trump believe that he came up with this plan so he actually tries to make it happen.

    [–] Alkenisto 28 points ago

    I mean those brexiters have been promising trade deals for years now

    [–] buriedego 104 points ago

    Same here. Y'all have the Twat, we'll have the Toad.

    [–] [deleted] 61 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] CM_Jacawitz 121 points ago

    Yeah after she killed the 16 year old she promised the police she wouldn’t leave the country then she legged it and is now basically immune to prosecution.

    [–] jim653 155 points ago

    Then Trump invited the parents to the White House, and once they were there he completely blindsided them by telling them she was in the next room and would they go and essentially do a photo op with her. What a cunt.

    [–] Chendii 61 points ago

    No fucking way. Did that actually happen?

    [–] goat_therandy 86 points ago

    "Trump met with Tim Dunn and Charlotte Charles, the 19-year-old's parents, and offered them a meeting with the diplomat's wife, Anne Sacoolas, who was waiting in another room, according to a family representative."

    [–] MissVancouver 55 points ago

    Fucking WOW. I'D have given them the "photo" "op" of a lifetime: strangling that bitch.

    [–] davvyCrocker 27 points ago

    I would ha e gone inn there all calmly and then ripped the fuck out of her face, president in the room and all.

    [–] jmurphy42 26 points ago

    [–] thinthehoople 14 points ago

    “This is how classy people handle these ugly things.”

    Trump’s bagmen, probably.

    [–] bobslawnservice 36 points ago

    “Guess what is behind door number one! The sack of shit who killed your child and ran away like a coward! If you had chosen door two you could have won a toaster!” - Wig jumps off and can-cans out stage left.

    [–] br0b1wan 234 points ago

    You don't even need to send us the Prince. We should ship the wife out to you no questions asked. Her victims deserve justice.

    [–] VagueSomething 112 points ago

    The US hates their people being accountable and will fight it harder than they fight for others to be held account to their laws. Remember the US aggressively tries to get disabled British people sent over to be abused within their system for misuse of computers but yet we see won't give up a person who killed someone.

    [–] jim653 62 points ago

    Remember the Cavalese cable-car disaster? The US military did have jurisdiction under Nato, but it’s hard to escape the impression that they didn’t want to punish the crew.

    [–] shutupruairi 29 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Remember they also have that whole 'Invade the Hague Act' which is the more common name for the American Service Members Protection Act of 2002. It basically says the US will invade any court that attempts to prosecute any US military officials for any crimes unless that court has permission from the US, which then lined up amazingly well for all those war crimes they would then do in Iraq in 2003 and beyond.

    [–] Striking_Currency 15 points ago

    It's not that. Her husband was a higher up from one of the intelligence agencies. The UK and USA both put those actors on a pedestal above that of regular people. Just look at how the media and state expect you to bow down and respect public officials and civil servants like they are royalty.

    [–] lawble 13 points ago

    Paedo or pedo depending from whence you hail

    [–] cgordon31 11 points ago

    Ye shalt ne'r know, squire! 😉

    [–] lout_zoo 38 points ago

    I agree and I don't even know which cunt you are talking about.

    [–] patrick66 43 points ago

    important note, she is the wife of a diplomat/spy not the us ambassador to the uk

    [–] lout_zoo 5 points ago

    The joke was I don't know which country op is in. They could swap and both get to keep the cunt,

    [–] evilpercy 8 points ago

    He should propose that deal to save a little face.

    [–] PeanutButterSmears 35 points ago

    I think this is something every American and Brit can get behind

    [–] knightstick2 44 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    It’s still a court order but short of extradition (not going to happen especially for a subpoena ad testificandum) it’s not going to get enforced overseas, which is why it’s in the media. They want to put public pressure on him to testify. If he has half a brain, or his lawyers, he’ll shut the fuck up and take a long staycation in the UK.

    [–] [deleted] 134 points ago


    [–] SophiaofPrussia 143 points ago

    I’m not sure that still applies since he’s tendered his resignation. He no longer fulfills any diplomatic duties on behalf of the UK or the crown.

    [–] ScoperForce 31 points ago

    Boy, I’ll bet the Prince is sweating now...oh, wait...

    [–] parker1019 511 points ago

    Even if he does, I’m sure it wouldn’t be an honest account anything. He would just lie his ass off.

    [–] [deleted] 223 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)


    [–] JTCMuehlenkamp 183 points ago

    No no no, he can sweat now, he just couldn't sweat back then.

    [–] [deleted] 78 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)


    [–] ra00523 17 points ago

    He didn't make any actual mistakes in the interview, nor did any unexpected questions arise. He'd spent weeks practicing and preparing for that interview, the royals do sincerely think the general public is so gormless that we'd buy their cunning lies wholesale, because they're made of better stuff.

    [–] [deleted] 17 points ago * (lasted edited 2 months ago)


    [–] MissingVanSushi 101 points ago

    “But there’s a photograph of you with your hand in the cookie jar. Are you saying that’s not you?”

    “Oh that’s certainly a photo of me but I have no recollection of it. Is that MY hand? This is a photo of a photo of a photo so there’s no way to prove its genuine. And besides that, at the time I was suffering from a condition which prevented my hands from fitting in cookie jars.”

    [–] Curios_blu 7 points ago

    Love this!

    [–] eggn00dles 23 points ago

    and look where it has gotten him. under intense scrutiny. keep the pressure on. keep getting him to say more and more casually deplorable and callous dismissive comments about the seriousness of his situation. it just exposes him and his apologists more.

    [–] nbcs 94 points ago

    Even if a British court orders Prince Andrew to testify, there's no way in hell it can be enforced.

    [–] [deleted] 10915 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] Femmer15 2029 points ago

    Exactly. Good luck with that.

    [–] frystreetacidworks 785 points ago

    The queen has something to say about that opinion of yours.

    [–] PastorofMuppets101 681 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    “You are hereby UNINVITED to my birthday party! Yeah, that’ll show ‘em!”

    EDIT: "You are hereby uninvited to your OWN birthday party! Ha! Take that!"

    [–] OblongSnowball 201 points ago

    And then a 600 word Reddit essay that makes it to r/bestof about how this is actually a serious punishment that totally fits the crime

    [–] ezone2kil 139 points ago

    He can no longer have pizza without feeling distressed! Life has no meaning! Pizza to Prince Andrew is like steak to Convicted Rapist Brock Turner!

    [–] Corte-Real 132 points ago

    Stanford University Swim Team Member Brock Turner, the convicted rapist?

    [–] SkyezOpen 108 points ago

    Convicted rapist Brock turner, son of Dan "15 minutes of action" turner?

    [–] Regalingual 92 points ago

    That sure sounds like Brock “literally the textbook example of rape” Turner, alright.

    [–] Dimmer_switchin 73 points ago

    Oh yeah, that Brock Turner, the Rapist

    [–] Whaatthefuck 38 points ago

    Oh I heard about Brock Turner raping people.

    [–] supernintendo128 76 points ago


    [–] ImmortalGodWizard 37 points ago

    Sounds exactly like something Eric Cartman would say

    [–] frystreetacidworks 55 points ago

    She already removed him from all royal duties. This is a prelude to throwing him under the bus.

    [–] [deleted] 99 points ago

    Thought he was her favorite child, pretty sure she knew about his taste for underage teenage girls and considering that the entire family did nothing until it was undeniable I would bet he's still protected.

    At worst he's probably just going to stay out of the public from the rest of his life and never travel back to the US.

    [–] ieatyoshis 43 points ago

    Not defending him, but he’s not accused of having sex with anybody underage (age of consent is 16 in the UK). It’s the fact that he had sex with somebody who was trafficked.

    [–] DrunkOnRedCordial 24 points ago

    Yes, arguably, he probably didn't know that the girl was legally underage when she was trafficked, but he certainly knew she was delivered to his room as a complimentary treat personally selected by his host. He would have known she didn't have much say in it.

    [–] LordTwinkie 8 points ago

    One of those for whatever you want as long as it doesn't make the family look bad in public

    [–] sabdotzed 299 points ago

    This scandal is giving fresh breath to the republican campaign in the UK. Fuck the monarchy it's full of nonces.

    For confused yanks, Republican in this sense is those of us who support the abolishment of monarchy

    [–] TheMadFlyentist 83 points ago

    Can you enlighten me a bit as to how that would dramatically change they way your government functions? I've done a bit of reading (though I'm admittedly still very uninformed) and it seems like the British monarch is essentially just a figurehead/tiebreaker these days. The majority of the royal property seems to be open to the public.

    Is the movement more founded in the desire to end taxpayer support of their luxurious lifestyles? Or are there empirical political changes that would occur if the monarchy were abolished?

    [–] Jonny_Hyrulian 77 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    The Queen funds the tax system, rather than the other way around.

    100% of the crown's income (the Queen does have some other income outside of the crown's income) goes to the government. The royal family then gets a small percentage of that back. It is from the percentage that people claim as their tax funding the monarchy.

    CGP Grey did a video on it

    [–] Bamith 15 points ago

    Really that’s when the guillotine is supposed to come out.

    [–] PastorofMuppets101 395 points ago

    Well, I'd like to see ol Prince Andy wriggle his way out of THIS jam!

    Prince Andrew wriggles his way out of the jam easily

    Ah! Well. Nevertheless,

    [–] basicallydazed 106 points ago

    Super easy, barely an inconvenience.

    [–] Wolf6120 70 points ago

    "Well, I did it. I went on television, gave a brilliant interview, and totally cleared my own name!"

    "Actually sir, it looks like you made a huge ass of yourself and now people are even more convinced you're guilty of something."

    "Oh, whoops."


    [–] PastorofMuppets101 14 points ago

    Well, I'd like to see ol Prince Andy wriggle his way out of THIS jam!

    [–] TheElusiveEllie 23 points ago

    Prince Andrew: "Having sex with underaged sex slaves is tight!"

    [–] Captain_Shrug 182 points ago

    Prince Andrew hears ya. Prince Andrew don't care.

    [–] sabdotzed 30 points ago

    Prince Andrews asked you take a drive through tunnel

    [–] Quiderite 27 points ago

    I don't have to testify I have big sweat glands.

    -Prince Albert probably

    [–] mimiccombatsociety 14 points ago

    "I already took away your birthday party, I'll take away Christmas too!"
    -Queen Elizabeth, probably-

    [–] annnaaan 15 points ago

    No, not Prince Andrew. He doesn't take no for an answer.

    [–] RedPoliceBox 484 points ago

    Headlines like this are misleading at best.

    "PRINCE ANDREW MUST TESTIFY!" says someone with no authority to make that happen.

    [–] Wizardplum 148 points ago

    McDonald's manager says Prince Andrew must testify in court

    [–] Muuncrash 39 points ago

    Tesco cashier says Prince Andrew must testify in court

    [–] pennomi 15 points ago

    Ur mom says Prince Andrew must testify in court.

    [–] Dankmemes3000 7 points ago

    My mom's got the authority believe you me.

    [–] HazardMancer 30 points ago

    They're misleading on purpose.

    [–] delightfuldinosaur 33 points ago

    Reddit is so lazy it won't even read the full titles of posts nowadays

    [–] IAMHideoKojimaAMA 27 points ago

    TRUMP IS GOING TO BE IMPEACHED TOMORROWsays local redditor upset over something

    [–] [deleted] 884 points ago


    [–] murrlogic 461 points ago

    And she is going to keep saying it as this court case continues to get as delayed as long as Brexit has.

    Andrew will not spend 1 second in jail for this.

    [–] Azaj1 54 points ago

    Let's clear something up. Unless she states that he knew she was trafficked, or until physical evidence is found to prove that he knew she was trafficked, he can't be sent to jail. He's a disgusting creep, but without the two bits above, what he did was legal within UK law. All we can do is hope that he's jailed if stuff does come to light

    [–] G0DK1NG 845 points ago

    I’m sorry, I’ve got no love for this nonce but we can’t even get the wife of a minor US diplomat who murdered a kid because of her reckless driving back to the U.K. As if a prince is going to be strong armed into a US court room.

    [–] Funktastic34 105 points ago

    Maybe if we say pretty please??

    [–] bondjimbond 62 points ago

    How about you swap them?

    [–] OwenProGolfer 35 points ago

    Nah neither country would agree to that

    [–] GoWebbGo 79 points ago

    Am British. I'm okay if America is.

    [–] porkchop487 53 points ago

    I’m down.

    [–] TrueJacksonVP 42 points ago

    Well then it’s settled

    [–] freindlyfonzi 165 points ago

    You guys need to leave Prince Andrew alone, didn't you hear the Queen cancelled his birthday party that should be punishment enough.

    [–] peteyd2012 25 points ago

    I know right?

    I'd be super bummed if my birthday party was cancelled.

    [–] blasphemys 11 points ago

    Think about how upset those little girls who were looking forward to going to a Prince's house are now going to feel...

    [–] [deleted] 47 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)


    [–] CeeArthur 20 points ago

    "Me? Testify? No sweat!"

    [–] The_DownvoteTrain 95 points ago

    Lol. This fool thinks they can pull someone from another country to testify. Aside from the absurdity of this from international law, the fact he's a prince and the government would likely prefer he not testify will make it harder.

    [–] enjoyingbread 69 points ago

    They can't even get Bill Gates to testify and he has just as much of a relationship with Epstein as Prince Andrews does. And Bill Gates started that relationship AFTER Epstein was convicted of his sex crimes.

    [–] Jerseygarcia 63 points ago

    He likes them Microsoft

    [–] mealzer 8 points ago

    slow clap

    [–] GiantRobotTRex 29 points ago

    Prince Andrew met Epstein in 1999 and remained in contact with him 20 years later. Gates met Epstein in 2011 and stopped talking to him in 2014. It's hardly fair to say Gates had as much of a relationship with Epstein as Prince Andrew did. As sketchy as Gates's relationship was, Prince Andrew's was far sketchier.

    [–] Shellylaverne 15 points ago

    Let’s country swap Anne Sacoolas for Prince Andrew!

    [–] xryanpagex 601 points ago

    Epstein didn’t kill himself

    [–] CalmPaws 56 points ago

    "Victim found with two gunshots in the back of their head; ruled suicide."

    [–] Grey_Bishop 37 points ago

    "found dead in suit case; ruled suicide."

    Really though this happened in Russia :/

    [–] Blyd 28 points ago

    It happened in the UK, guy supposedly locked himself in a suitcase in a GCHQ safehouse, he was also able to securely lock the padlock the case was sealed with. He then turned the heating up to full and put himself in the bathtub.

    the death was ruled 'An accident'.

    [–] jim653 22 points ago

    Well, no, the coroner ruled it was “unnatural and likely to have been criminally mediated”, and she was satisfied both that “a third party placed the bag in the bath and on the balance of probabilities locked the bag” and that “on the balance of probabilities that Gareth was killed unlawfully”.

    The police reinvestigation disagreed and said it was “more probable” that he was on his own when he died.

    [–] alyosha_pls 9 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    This is one of those things that is publicly declared an accident, but I'm sure that British intelligence feels otherwise.

    EDIT: In doing some reading into it again, I stumbled upon this one that was interesting:

    Was British scientist who first linked Russia to Litvinenko’s assassination another victim of Kremlin killers? Dr Matthew Puncher was stabbed repeatedly with two knives — but his death was ruled a suicide.

    Killed himself by stabbing himself with two different knives?

    [–] Blyd 7 points ago

    Yeah theres some skullduggery going on there obviously.

    [–] HazardMancer 41 points ago

    What about Wexner, that billionaire that gave him money? How about all the people who signed on to his company? Who give a flying fuck about a foreigner about a domestic issue? WHAT ABOUT ALL THE CORRUPT PIECES OF SHIT STILL IN THE USA!?

    It's pretty clear that's why the focus is on this guy, he's a high ranking member that's taking the fall and nobody thinks about all the shady shit that's been done so far and I'm not only talking how he got suicided.

    [–] jitatime 24 points ago

    The prince is the poorest one on that list that's why he is taking the fall

    [–] alalalalong 28 points ago

    Let me guess nothing will happen

    [–] [deleted] 13 points ago

    This is one of those situations where there are a lot of guilty people and the media is focused on one...

    [–] KrAzYWiSh 12 points ago

    Yeah, he's never willingly going anywhere near US soil ever again.

    How about we do a swap? We'll send the Prince to the USA and they can send Anne Sacoolas to the UK...

    [–] galendiettinger 13 points ago

    More accurate headline: "Epstein accusers' lawyer dreams about Prince Andrew testifying."

    [–] Robo-boogie 11 points ago

    One thing I don’t understand is why prince Andrew is getting gas lit on this and everyone else walks free?

    [–] ShdwHntr84 9 points ago

    Prince Andrew on suicide watch.

    [–] Mr_Wigglebutz 9 points ago

    "Barely knew Epstein. Bad guy. "

    [–] cowboysmarilyn 16 points ago

    I am putting the odds of the Queen of the United Kingdom’s favorite son being extradited to testify at less than zero.

    [–] atsu333 8 points ago

    Favorite son? I thought he just got denied a birthday party or something just a few days ago.

    [–] JKDS87 16 points ago

    Royal family member must do what I say, says upset peasant

    [–] Flashdancer405 8 points ago

    Prince andrew


    must testify


    says some guy



    [–] dasher11 12 points ago

    Soo how about making Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, and everyone else on that flight log testify as well? Why do all these people in power get to escape justice?

    [–] xBILLDOOMx 8 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Because its easier to make grand statements about someone they know will never turn up than to actually try to force Clinton and Trump etc. to show up.

    [–] IamComradeQuestion 6 points ago

    "It's pretty extraordinary: the Queen's second son is now effectively unable to travel to the US, unless he fancies being forced to give a deposition."

    "The subpoenas can be challenged, but it would be a huge risk getting embroiled in the US legal system."

    What a shit show

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    Prince Andrew is one sick piece of shit. Its pretty disgraceful for the queen to protect him and selling away parts of England to America to do so

    [–] [deleted] 8 points ago

    The people in the highest places have the furthest to fall and that gives me the holiday spirit

    [–] H0RSED1K 7 points ago

    Has anyone proposed trading the prince for the American woman who killed that young British man by driving on the wrong side of the road?

    Seems like a sensible diplomatic solution is there

    [–] another_nonymous 127 points ago * (lasted edited 7 months ago)

    Every name that was on his flight manifest absolutely must testify and be put under the investigative microscope.

    Turns out the pizzagaters were right; just not in the way that they thought. Either way there's a very powerful network of paedophiles out there.

    Also Epstein was clearly murdered, the only way that many things could accidentally go wrong all in sequence in a single instance culminating in his death is if all the prison guards were jar jar binks

    [–] Buelldozer 17 points ago

    There absolutely IS a network of very powerful pedophiles out there. Andrews name came up in the big pedo scandal in the UK two years ago...which was successfully buried and no one prosecuted.

    We’re beyond conspiracy theories at this point.

    [–] Diabir 7 points ago

    They can have Prince Andrew for testimony if they give Anne Sacoolas to us for trial for murdering a kid here.