A tyrant in totalitarian can give command directly without any explanation. He had his servent to carry out the command by force. That's dictatorship.

A tyrant in 'democracy" can give command with a reason. He has his followers to carry out the command with justification. That's "American style of liberty".

Would he ban pants and skirts next time because if you don't keep your leg warm, you may get arthritis that would increase health insurance fee.