strongman

Mr. Trump's support does not come from his policies, few and vague at best, but from his personality, his persona, his very troubling persona.
Given that Donald Trump has been routinely compared to Hitler and Mussolini, contrasting him to Napoleon might seem a compliment. Unfortunately for The Donald, he tends to match up with Bonaparte in all the wrong ways while falling short in the right ones.
Across the world, nations are seeking out leaders who promise strength. What explains the sudden resurgence of the autocrats, 25 years after the end of the Cold War appeared to have heralded the final triumph of liberal democracy?