Heinlein is the last person to whom i would look for political wisdom. He was racist, elitist and sexist. In his novels, he advocated the vote only for veterans (Starship Troopers
--how is that again?), as well as portraying admirable women as jack-of-all-trades nymphomaniacs (too many to even list) and the ideal males as exactly what you refer to--autocrats.
I found the link amusing, but i also found it exemplary of an attitude from IT people that anyone who is not in IT is probably an idiot. References to the best form of government are irrelevant.