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Something about the Trump dictatorship escapes me

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Submitted by Jeff (United States), Oct 25, 2020 at 21:03

"It may very well be that Trump survives this challenge to his rulership an remain "The Dictator"."

Please provide some evidence that indicates Trump is a dictator.

"...practically every domestic steps (or missteps) were made possible or blocked (if not outright driven) by Congress."

How often did an elected legislature block or drive steps taken by Idi Amin? Or Fidel Castro? Is that a typical problem for a typical dictator? And why is "The Dictator" bothering with a free and fair election? And debates? Any Kim Jong-un debates on YouTube? Give us a link. Please.

"Long story short, the power lies with 20-some people and those are the ones that are facing a direct, one-man-one-vote challenge."

Why is a dictatorship concerned about a "one-man-one-vote challenge?" Did Joseph Stalin ever lose sleep over that? King Salman? (Actually, it's one-person-one-vote in the USA and has been for a hundred years.)

P.S. Your dictator, oops, I mean president, thinks French President Macron needs psychiatric treatment because he has a problem with the beheading of a teacher on the street in France. Apparently President Macron does not understand freedom of belief. Do you agree with your dictator, oops, I mean president?

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