The boycott of the ministers of Unidas Podemos and important allies for Pedro Sánchez to stay in La Moncloa ended their boycott of Princess Leonor. No ministers Irene Montero, Ione Belarra or Alberto Garzón attended the swearing-in ceremony of the Constitution, like the main partners of PSOE, ERC, Bildu, Podemos, Junts, PNV and BNG.
A sit-in that even Podemos raised to the highest by deploying an offensive through networks and interviews. The Minister of Social Rights and leader of Podemos, Ione Belarra promised to work from his organization so that Princess Leonor is not Queen. In a television interview with Pablo Iglesias, he promised to work so that “this does not happen”, referring to the fact that the Princess will become Queen if her father abdicates. “Now it is important to send a very strong message: in the Spanish Government there is a republican political force that wants the head of state to be democratically elected.”
For the leader of Podemos, the act of swearing in the Constitution that took place is a “feminist facelift” of the monarchy and he criticized the fact that it is trying to give another vision because the future Queen is a woman. “This is an error that must be broken.” For purples, monarchy is “the most undemocratic institution” and the complete opposite of feminism. “There is nothing more against monarchy than feminism or democracy.”
Messages seconded in purple networks. In the party, Leonor’s work was criticized for being described as a “feminist” work. In the party’s opinion, the fact that the heir to the throne is a woman is not enough to “democratize an institution that is inherently undemocratic.”
The Minister of Equality, Irene Montero, also attacked the Jura Leonor act on her social networks. “In democracy, the citizens must choose all the institutions that represent us. The hereditary principle of the institution of monarchy is not only from another time, above all it is not compatible with democracy. Like corruption, in the way “