CNN: God Save Our Flamboyant Queens

April 21 is the Queen's official birthday (our mom's, too — happy birthday, mom and Liz), and today the British press is pulling out all the stops for coverage of her 80th. The American press isn't ignoring it, either, especially not John Roberts, the CNN national correspondent who was once considered the likely heir to Dan Rather's throne. Here's how he introduced the story while anchoring American Morning today:

It is good to be queen — well, if you're a woman, or Will from Will & Grace — and Britain's monarch, Queen Elizabeth, is celebrating a royal milestone today, her 80th birthday....

Oh, Johnny. That's so offensively ignorant: Don't you know Jack, not Will, is the queeny one?

For She's a Jolly Good Queen [On Deadline/USAT]
John Roberts [CNN]