Matthew Feeney on the Benefits of Monarchy

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The idea of monarchy is understandably abhorrent to many Americans. The policies of King George III of the House of Hanover were the source of the complaints outlined in the Declaration of Independence, and his intransigence led to the Revolutionary War. But, Matthew Feeney argues, it's also true that a constitutional monarchy can provide a better check on political power than constitutional democracy. 

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