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The institution of monarchy is the problem

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Benjamin Jones

Benjamin Jones has a gripe against what he calls "real monarchists":
"A monarchist is not necessarily someone who voted no at the 1999 referendum. A monarchist is certainly not someone who is extremely cautious about changing what has been a stable democratic system or even someone who is highly critical of proposed republican models. These are the type of people we need. These are the type of people whose diligent scrutiny will ensure we eventually make a smooth transition to an improved republican constitution which better reflects the values of our nation. In no way do I oppose the people whose commonsense leads them to carefully and critically analyse any change to ensure we do not go backwards. I save my wrath instead for real monarchists."

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