How could any serious leader consider democracy? It isn't even close to mature and has some serious administrative flaws.
At least monarchy has been around for a while and the underlying structure is well understood.
What is worst about democracy is the inability to make a catastrophic decision disappear. Anyone who argues that giving the government god-like powers is a bad thing (as the restrictive democracy treats the admin like a lowly untrustworthy grasshopper) clearly hasn't worn a crown much where the philosophy is giving enough rope to hang one's enemies.
I've yet to have a convincing argument that democracy is worth looking at for a serious governmental system yet (at least while monarchy is so superior).
(Yes, I know this is somewhat unfair. Nevertheless, it practically wrote itself.)
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