"Characteristically, however, the overthrow of the dictator
simply means that there will be another dictator. ...
the policies they follow will probably not be radically different.
If we look around the world, we quickly realize that these policies
will not be radically different from those that would be followed
by a democracy either."
(1922-2014) American economist, professor of law and economics at George Mason University School of Law
Autocracy (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1987), p. 20.