The autocrat in mind is neither a “genius” or “savvy” – just one that rejigged the rules it give himself absolute power and without the mechanism for recall. Sound familiar?
Indeed, the person who called him a “genius”..savvy” was the same person that was and still is trying to execute the same same playbook and rejig things to give himself absolute power.
Look, democracy may not be perfect, but it is a whole lot better than the results that spring forth when autocrats and dictators reign.
Oh, in case you missed it, the short answer to question “Wonder What Happens When Autocrats Run Things?” Answer: Ukraine 24 January 2022 and January 6, 2021. Both are ongoing, and cooler democratic heads need to put an stop to both.