It's surprisingly common in fiction to have a leader or someone in authority/power to also be a badass. Perhaps this arises from some sort of WishFulfillment to have inspirational and awesome individuals in charge as compared to [[TakeThat what we usually get]] in RealLife.
!!The following is a listing of all those leaders who happen to be badass:
* SilkHidingSteel: However, the point of the trope is that she technically doesn't '''seem''' to be in charge.