Too bad that the idea of a dictatorship was uttered by the guy who designed the Patriot Act.
Yes, George W. Bush has stated he'd prefer to be a dictator many times:
"You don't get everything you want. A dictatorship would be a lot easier." Describing what it's like to be governor of Texas.
(Governing Magazine 7/98)
"I told all four that there are going to be some times where we don't agree with each other, but that's OK. If this were a dictatorship, it would be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator,"
-- CNN.com, December 18, 2000