“Soft despotism is a term coined by Alexis de Tocqueville describing the state into which a country overrun by "a network of small complicated rules" might degrade. Soft despotism is different from despotism (also called 'hard despotism') in the sense that it is not obvious to the people."
Tuesday, September 25, 2007
Lee Bollinger is a Jackass
Painful to watch, grating to listen to, an ivy leafed embarrassment made a fool of himself.