“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."
Sunday, October 10, 2010
Sean Bielat versus Barney Frank for Congress
Help Barney Retire
Barney Frank, 70 years old, has 45 years of work experience and 44 have been in politics.
Obama carried Massachusetts with 63% of the vote.
There is only one Republican in the Massachusetts congressional delegation.
Polls shot Bielat behind Frank 48% to 38%.