“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 12, 2012
Imagine being stuck on an eight hour flight next to Joe Biden
POLL: CNN Poll: Who won the VP debate?
Regardless of which candidate you happen to support, who do you think did the best job in the debate - Joe Biden or Paul Ryan?
Source: CNN/ORC International
Date conducted: 10/11/2012
Sample: 381 registered voters who watched the debate