This ‘club’ is seen as arrogant and authoritarian , even dangerous to the future security of the bulk of the world's population.
The system is a hard-to-classify blend of democratic and authoritarian features.
Civil society is always subversive of totalitarian or authoritarian power: in democracies, it sets limits on the exercise of legitimate power.
I'm thinking maybe it's some form of authoritarian arrogance.
The country had long been under the rule of a corrupt dictator whose authoritarian rule had alienated the masses.
She is many things - venal, arrogant, authoritarian , ruthless - but she is no dummy.
The historiography reveals insights into the authoritarian mindset of freedom fighters shaped as a product of oppression and armed resistance.
Their authoritarian leaders were economic incompetents and intolerant of even the mildest expressions of dissent.
There is no government bureaucracy more arrogant, unaccountable, and authoritarian .
But the imposition of authoritarian control and discipline creates exactly the opposite of the effect intended.