The problem is that “this dude” does more than “one thing”—unless Rodman is referring to despotism generally, which I doubt.
Rouzbeh and Trita Parsi on the revolutionary government's return to despotism.
In an intractable country, despotism and the cynical short-term maneuver are big temptations.
In his time, in the ashes of world war, another critical part of the world was torn between democracy and despotism.
Many black men were gathered at the behest of Louis Farrakhan, the clown prince of despotism.
In all lands it was hailed as the end of despotism and the triumph of democracy and freedom.
despotism is in the mores of negro tribes, and of all Mohammedan peoples.
The despotism of the major-generals was seconded by the older expedients of tyranny.
The wheel of fortune yet revolves, and the despotism of astrology is not dead.
It was considered as an act of despotism and vengeance; as the first infraction of the promises made to the nation.
Unlimited political rule by one person.
Note: The term usually suggests unscrupulous rule, or tyranny.