It's stressful to have to do these, but it could be worse. I was once called on to give such a speech impromptu when the best man got lost for over an hour between the wedding site and the reception -- now there is some stress. I mostly made fun of the groom for being bald and paunchy compared to his hot wife. Everyone but him loved it, and I owed him one for putting me on the spot.
…authoritarian followers drive through life under the influence of impaired thinking a lot more than most people do, exhibiting sloppy reasoning, highly compartmentalized beliefs, double standards, hypocrisy, self-blindness, a profound ethnocentrism, and—to top it all off—a ferocious dogmatism that makes it unlikely anyone could ever change their minds with evidence or logic. These seven deadly shortfalls of authoritarian thinking eminently qualify them to follow a would-be dictator.