They employed futuristic fiction to portray the inferno of a socialist transformation and developed countervisions of Caesaristic
leadership, world power, and racial exclusivity.
who, having worked his whole life for a bloated, Caesaristic
presidency, suddenly noticed the "imperial" dimensions of the office just when Richard Nixon occupied the throne.
Delegative-democracies", Guillermo O'Donnell points out, are organized around the figure of "a caesaristic
, plebiscitarian executive that once elected sees itself as empowered to govern the country as it deems fit" (14).
Schmitt, for example, invoking Rousseau, writes chillingly about a homogeneous "people's will" that is mobilized by, and organically linked to, a Caesaristic