The dominant fear surrounding Donald Trump’s presidency has been that it would introduce authoritarianism to the United States. Perhaps most comprehensively expressed in an Atlantic cover story by David Frum in March, the parallels between Trump and other strongmen, past and present, became a media mainstay even before he took office.

Source: There’s a Lot of Worry That Trump Is a Dangerous Authoritarian—Could It Be That We Barely Have a President at All?