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Election '15

These Baby-Loving Monarchists Don't Give a Toss About Your Election

Before the birth of Princess Charlotte, VICE host Gavin Haynes went down to St Mary's Hospital to talk to the Union Jack-clad crowds.

by Gav Haynes
07 May 2015, 2:00pm

As the first election to really take place in the age of social media, it's also been the most suffocating election in living memory. But refreshingly there are people who don't give a toss about the outcome: monarchists, people who really love the Queen and genuinely think the birth of the latest royal baby is more important than the vote to decide who gets to run the country for at least the next five years.

Before the birth of Princess Charlotte, VICE host Gavin Haynes went down to St Mary's Hospital in Paddington, west London, to talk to the Union Jack-clad crowds who'd gathered there to welcome her into the world that she will one day lord it over.

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