“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, October 09, 2007
Fred Thompson Does Not Save the Day.
Fred Thompson is not going anywhere. McCain looks better. Romney seems to be waffeling and had a Dukakis moment about checking with lawyers to help him decide about war. He talks faster than he thinks. It still looks like Rudy to me.