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Acton Commentary: “Despotism – The Soft Way”

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Sam Gregg marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Alexis de Tocqueville whose great work “Democracy in America” warned about the dangers of a comfortable servility. “The American Republic,” Tocqueville wrote, “will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.”

Read the commentary at the Acton website and comment on it here.

Brittany Hunter

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