“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."
Thursday, October 03, 2013
If you go to the whitehouse.gov website, you get some insight into the level of petulance of Obama. This is what is posted:
THE US GOVERNMENT IS SO BUSY AND SO BROKE, THERE IS NO WAY ANYONE CAN UPDATE THE WHITE HOUSE WEB SITE. THE LIBERTARIAN, UNLIKE THE US FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, IS STILL ON THE JOB.