“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, June 26, 2010
The Kick-Ass Field Marshal Obama
Obama did it. Not only can he command the use of Air Force One, he has the power to humble a commanding general. He is the man. Obama is reinvigorated, cocked headed, jaw stiffened, kick assed locked and loaded and looking for fresh meat to take down.
All of his past indignities will be healed as the electrifying surge of power pulses through his veins. Who is next?
Oh, I know this guy. Just watch.
Kicking the general's ass
The McChrystal affair has revived doubts about Barack Obama's qualities as a war president