“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."
Saturday, December 13, 2008
Day by day, the story changes. Today, it seems that contrary to what the President-Elect said two days ago, someone from his staff had indeed been in contact with Illinois governor "Hot-Rod" Blagojevich, (D)
The Chicago Tribune is reporting that this man
had talked to the grafting Governor about who should fill Obama's Senate seat.
Posted by Anonymous at 12/13/2008 09:15:00 AM