I think people watch it because good news and joyful occasions are such a break from the steady diet of violence and grief and misery that constantly characterizes our news. Love, marriage, beautiful scenery and pageantry are things that lighten a mood and bring a smile in an otherwise bleak landscape of unhappiness paraded before us each day.

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