Thursday, December 13, 2012
Fiscal Cliff Creates Problems That Don't Faze Obama
Obama seeks to advance what Alexis de Tocqueville in "Democracy in America" called "soft despotism," with "a network of small, complicated, painstaking rules" -- think Obamacare -- to "finally reduce ... each nation to being nothing more than a herd of timid and industrious animals of which government is the shepherd."
- Michael Barone/Real Clear Politics
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