Just for those who haven't thought about it:
The only purpose to attribute authority to an entity is to allow that entity to do something that it would not be moral for a regular person (without authority) to do.
If something is immoral for a regular person to do...
that thing is immoral for any person to do (period).
If something is not immoral to do, then no authority is needed to do it.
Conclusion: The only purpose of authority is to legitimize evil actions. There is no such thing as legitimate authority.
Aside from that, the OP may very well be making a reasonable point.
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