monarchism monarchism

Definition(s):

  • (n) a belief in and advocacy of monarchy as a political system

Usage(s):

  1. The second expert on the recent progress of French monarchism is the Pretender's cousin and advance agent, Charles, Due de Nemours.
  2. Not for years had French monarchism seemed less an intellectual exercise and more a political program.

News

  • Where Is Your King, America?

    "To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely," Edmund Burke wrote. Easy for him to say: He was English. Who doesn't love being ruled by a patrilineal order of puffy gilded-crowned pure-breeds? Americans, that's who. But dammit, this anti-monarchism is just killing us, according to Politico Magazine. Read more...        
    on January 3, 2014     Source: Gawker

Quotes

  • "Among our liberal friends, there's a strain [of thought] in the sense of monarchism," Romney said, quickly noting that liberals don't want a king, but a king-like system, that "The government should be the sovereign, [that ] the government...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Mitt Romney Source: Salt Lake Tribune

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