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Old 06-08-2019, 11:45 PM
Ludovic is offline
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I think a monarchy goes well with parliamentary-style governments. I think Presidential-style governments do not mix well with a Prime Minister style system because of the two kinds, the mixed one where the elected President and the Prime Minister both have a lot of power results in a lot of power struggles, and the one where the President does not have much power, the President is not as respected on the world stage as s/he would be if s/he were monarch.

Conversely, I'm not sure if a monarchy would detract from a strong elected Presidency, as there would not be a power struggle. It might be a benefit if their role were formalized, becoming like a permanent member of the Cabinet and requiring as a condition of the job for them and their heirs to be up to date on governmental workings. It might provide stability and perspective to new presidents and cabinets.

Last edited by Ludovic; 06-08-2019 at 11:46 PM.