• circuscritic
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    25 days ago

    …it’s a monarchy.

    If anyone you read, or know, ever refers to a monarchy as progressive, you can immediately disregard everything they ever write, or say.

    The only context where it’s at least explainable would be in a limited to direct comparison between Jordan and the other regional monarchs with large petroleum reserves.

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      25 days ago

      it’s also a tribal country. Pretty much all Jordanians belong to different tribes and they still have all that honor stuff.

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        Sweden is technically a monarchy but a constitutional one. Jordan is actually a traditional monarchy, just weakly pretending to be a constitutional one.