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- adj. Of or pertaining to Caesarism
- n. An advocate of Caesarism
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As the bureaucracy grows in power and influence, it becomes both the President's instrument for wielding his increasing power and a source of resistance to the President's Caesarist aspirations.
It merely means that the bureaucracy offers an increasingly important countervailing force that may limit the ambitions of a Caesarist leader and his loyal minions.
Gladstone's personal charisma and 'grand demagogy' created a 'Caesarist plebiscitarian element in politics … a dictatorship resting on the exploitation of mass emotionality' (ibid.p. 106).