“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."

Friday, May 01, 2009

The drum beats for US torture trials continue.

1 comment:

  1. That's interesting. They all seem to have bad posture, all hunched over. A couple of weeks on the rack should straighten them all out.