“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."
Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Michelle, First Victim, making you cringe for your country.
After a few days I thought I would replay Michelle Obama's speech to the IOC to see if it was as bad as I thought. It isn't. It's worse.