(Independent) An American who asked the Queen to put Donald Trump out of the running and take back control of the U.S. has had his request politely declined.
A Reddit user wrote that an "Anglophile friend" resorted to writing to Buckingham Palace because he was "frustrated with the current field of presidential candidates (particularly on the GOP side)".
The letter, posted by user no-soy-de-escocia, was addressed to both the Queen and Prime Minister.
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"On behalf of the American people, I urgently implore you to take us back," it read.
"Clearly, the options we have to lead us aren't up to par. Again, please, I beg of you, make the United States of America a colony of the United Kingdom.