The Dutch Royal Family should step down
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Money is my main argument. The King is an incredibly expensive Institution, due to the financial crisis in the Euro zone (thanks for that, Mediterranean...) the Dutch government is rather poor, so they ask the people to pay more taxes, they spend less, you name it, and that's bad, both of it, first, it is always a stupid idea to make the consumer poorer, if nobody buys stuff, nobody sells stuff. Then the non-spending policy, the only way a government could help in a crisis, is to inject the economy with money, okay, they will be a bit poorer for a while, but when the economy starts growing again, they'll earn it back in no time. If we'd throw out the Royals, the state would save a huge amount of money.
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First of all, monarchies are cheaper than republics. Just compare two countries like Portugal and Spain. Although Spain is a lot bigger than Portugal the costs of the monarchy are way lower than the Portuguese President. And a non-elected head of State is also an advantage, as there is no needs to fund ex-presidents, as it occurs in most republics.
And let me remind that government spending and the welfare state generated this crisis. The monarchy supported the end of the welfare state knowing that it will be better for the country. If it was an elected president and from a left-wing party the Dutch would suffer much more with the crisis.
The royals also help to stimulate the economy only by being royals. Imagine the money that was generated from tourism for the coronation of king William Alexander. Or products made with the royals face. The monarchy's popularity helps stimulating the economy much more than a president's.
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