S.V. Date, “Trump Really Seems to Wish He Were an Actual Dictator,” Huffington Post

‘To Ben-Ghiat, the president’s repeated attempts to humiliate Sessions into either quitting or changing his behavior is typical for an authoritarian-minded leader who is stuck in a political system where he is not all powerful. Where Russian President Vladimir Putin can simply have political opponent Alexei Navalny arrested on invented charges, Trump is left complaining that no one has arrested his 2016 opponent, Hillary Clinton, or any of those working on special counsel Robert Mueller’s team.

‘“Trump engages in a lot more bluster because he’s operating in a democracy,” Ben-Ghiat said.’

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