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reduce HOC power in favour of the executive (supposedly backed directly by the people).

A main tenet of Fascism.  From the wikipedia article on Führerprinzip:

Hermann von Keyserling, an ethnically German philosopher from Estonia, was the first to use the term. One of Keyserling's central claims was that certain "gifted individuals" were "born to rule" on the basis of Social Darwinism.

She believed in nothing; only her skepticism kept her from being an atheist. -- Jean-Paul Sartre
by ATinNM on Fri Sep 27th, 2019 at 03:02:13 PM EST
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