I think Trump's absolute domination of the media
I think the relationship more symbiotic.
For all his faults Trump comes out as a person that is very much at the center-line of politics
I think Trump, by now, has taken all possible positions on ever issue. In that sense, the authoritarianism of Obama and Her Majesty are relatively consistent and stable.
Build a system that even a fool can use and only a fool will want to use it.