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Would you rather be an absolute monarch or an elected president? watch

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    Absolute monarch
    - Can do what you want
    - Sycophants all around you
    - Can live a life of luxury and decadence
    - At greater risk of being deposed in a violent revolution
    - Will be aware that you are depriving your people of a democratically elected leader

    Democratically elected president
    - Limits on your power
    - Limited time in office
    - Have to be careful about living too luxuriously
    - Unlikely to be deposed through violent revolution
    - You will always know that you are in office by the democratic will of your people

    Elected president.

    Absolute monarchy sounds more like dictatorship.

    Depends on the population. If they are relatively uneducated and poverty levels are high, I'll rather be an absolute monarch than an elected President. The latter would suggest some sort of democracy is in place, and democracies always fail in countries where poverty levels are high and education levels low.

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