what is being proposed by the Prime Minister does away with centuries of anti-Catholic vitriol and equalizes the sexes. This is good news for anyone harboring secret feelings towards Catholicism, and that's about it.
These changes seem to signal that Britain is not ready to get rid of the monarchy. By making it all more equal, egalitarian, and palatable, perhaps all Cameron is doing is postponing the day of dissolution of the monarchy. This new couple seems to be in it for the long haul. If they can maintain their status as one of the most wildly popular couples in history, their grandchildren will probably live in an England that is ready to be ruled under this new Act of Settlement.