The answer is yes they are, because they are power hungry people. The same can be said for the right as well. They are all, both left and right, control freaks.
BTW, both Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton are power hungry, authoritarian control freaks.
An interesting point, one I will bring up to the mods-this thread has already been tampered with, to show some quite impractical results, ones that change the results.
Kinda makes my point.