Who is the American Caesar?— Market Mad House
Many people believe America is facing a historical dilemma known as Caesarism.
To explain, Caesarism is the rise to power of an authoritarian leader who destroys democratic institutions and tramples rights. The term Caesarism comes from Julius Caesar and Augustus Caesar, the two politicians who laid the Roman Republic to rest.
Historians and writers usually focus on Julius Caesar, who was the more colorful of the two. After all, Caesar was a successful general who had an affair with Cleopatra. However, Augustus, or Octavian…