Nov 18, 2019, 10:13 AM
by Daniel Gurpide
A hereditary monarchy lends a certain sense of stability to a democratic people, the sense of a family. That is not so under the rule of an elective monarchy such as the American one. Besides, at moments of grave national crises a hereditary monarch, whatever his other weaknesses or shortcomings, may save an entire country from destruction (Italy, Japan).
(CD: There is no force to prevent usurpation like kinship)