"Hey wassup! This is Liz. Sorry I'm away from the throne. For a hotline to Philip, press one. For Charles, press two, and for the corgis, press three."
That sort of thing would have gotten you locked up in the Tower of London under even more uptight rulers.
Technology, huh. Now, if someone can simply handle Sen Ted Stevens (R-AK) e-mail. (FoxNews)