“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 28, 2009

The State of the Blogoshere with Andrew Breitbart

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  1. Some obvious truths spoken there.
    Over 70% of content is in the news wires, not the network newsrooms.
    Just as Mr Big says.

    Yesterday, the Club for Growth released a poll that showed Hoffman with a slim lead over Owens when so-called "leaners" are included and 22 percent of voters still undecided with just one week remaining in the campaign.

    That conflicts with the findings of a Siena poll released Oct. 15, which showed Owens in first place with 33 percent of the vote, Scozzafava in second with 29 percent and Hoffman in third with 23 percent.

    The Siena poll questioned 617 likely voters. The Club for Growth's poll just 300, all of whom said they are "very likely" to vote next Tuesday.

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