Saturday, October 1, 2011
Royal News Roundup
Monarchist Alliance - Star and Crown) where a conference was held in Rome of all the politically active Italian monarchist groups including the Italian Monarchist Movement, Italian Monarchist Alliance and others to lay the foundation for unified action and cooperation by all parties supporting the end of the republic and the restoration of the Kingdom of Italy. The Mad Monarchist salutes the loyal souls of Italy on this occasion, for remaining active, maintaining a presence on the political scene (amidst ups and downs in terms of popular support) and for putting aside their minor differences in this effort to unite on the overall, primary, ultimate goal they all agree on: restoring the monarchy. Participant (and MM blog member) Alberto Conterio recognized that the road ahead was a long and difficult one but that the beginning represented by this conference was a necessary one for the long-term success of their campaign. There are reasons for hope, one being the aforementioned years of dedication shown by the monarchist groups who have refused to fade away into the background. Public respect for the political class that currently rules is at an all time low amongst the Italian population and with the current economic crisis the evidence is mounting of what a complete failure the republican experiment has been. The coalition of monarchists is planning other events, the next on Saturday the fifteenth and, of course, we wish them every success and offer our full support for their efforts.