well BASICALLY matt and karen act like 5 year olds with head injuries 99.5% of the time, and apparently arthur was always the one who had to rein them in like a long-suffering dad (POOR SOUL) as evidenced here and here.
If I’m King, where’s my power? Can I form a government? Can I levy a tax, declare a war? No! And yet I am the seat of all authority. Why? Because the nation believes that when I speak, I speak for them. But I can’t speak.