“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."
Thursday, June 03, 2010
NJ Governor Christie Takes on Teacher Thuggery
Christie speaks in Washington DC, calling Newark schools 'absolutely disgraceful'
Christie says he and Obama agree on school reform; the teachers union is the only one out of step