“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, October 22, 2010
Is Christie getting a little too pleased with himself?
What do you think?
Chris Christie claims to have fixed an $11 Billion Deficit in New Jersey. I hope he is right, but will the tone of his triumphalism play well?