“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."
Saturday, August 03, 2013
America shivering under a blanket, brought to an embassy near you by all the architects of fear and the perma-party of war. 12 years of disastrous foreign policy decisions