He is not "about to do the same," he has already done it.
Remember, Hitler, and more recently Hugo Chavez, as well as several other
contemporary autocrats, were democratically elected, and the Democratic structures
of those countries that were supposed to contain such horrors, were unable to.
It is much much much easier to tear down a Democracy than it is to build and sustain one.
Something has to be done.
People should get out, if they can.
Get out and fight back from abroad.
But, understand, as soon as these guys get more organized, an American leaving the
country in opposition