“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."
Maybe it is, maybe it isn’t.ReplyDelete
What is it that we do not know?ReplyDelete
The "Fog of Scandal"
No new news from this fellow. Just another partisan, when/if he is elected he will become a part of the problem.
A career Federal employee, retired, fired, or quit, we'd have to get a bio on him to know.
Not an outlier, but another Federal looking to extend his Federal career.
In a more sturdy example, Bongino says Obama never suffered any threat level higher than other presidents, as he says was claimed by the mainstream media. “I describe the process in pretty intimate detail on how it was fabricated,” he says.ReplyDelete
When asked if there are any journalists out there who do their jobs well and don’t display the kind of biases he’s talking about, he quickly rattles off the usual suspects conservatives can compliment without frothing at the mouth: CBS’ Sharyl Attkisson, CNN’s Jake Tapper and Fox News’ Bret Baier.
“It’s what I’m not telling you that should really scare you,” he says of the contents of his book. “Speaking truth to power has always been tough.”