“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, February 06, 2011
The Strange Government Gaming of Unemployment Numbers
We looked at this a year ago. Nothing has changed except the govermnent is getting better at the artful lying.