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Monday, July 16, 2018

Donald Trump has expressed admiration for many of the world’s greatest dictators. From Saddam Hussein to Vladimir Putin, he loves them all, and now we know why: they remind him of himself.

Like Trump, dictators throughout history have often been charismatic demagogues who love matching their bombastic rhetoric with equally eye-grabbing movement.

Watch how Trump’s speaking style mimics that of some of humanity’s biggest mistakes.

In order of appearance: Donald Trump, Benito Mussolini, Hugo Chavez, Adolf Hitler, Fidel Castro, Muammar Gaddafi, Idi Amin, Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator.