When Rudy Guliani was mayor of New York City, he gave a speech and said this:
We look upon authority too often and focus over and over again as if there is something wrong with authority. We see only the oppressive side of authority. Maybe it comes out of our history and our background. What we don’t see is that freedom is not a concept in which people can do anything they want, be anything they can be. Freedom is about authority. Freedom is about the willingness of every single human being to cede to lawful authority a great deal of discretion about what you do.
I’m pretty sure I don’t want a leader who espouses those values.