“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, September 11, 2011
Bill Clinton, Battle of Thermopylae and the passengers on United 93 - Without a Telepromter
"The greatest public speaker of all time. You can't fake the sincerity"