June 24, 2012

Dictatorships are never as strong as they think they are, and people are never as weak as they think they are.

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5 Comments:

Blogger Laird of Madrona said...

By coincidence, I was reading about Gene Sharp for the first time, yesterday, in The End of War by John Horgan.

June 24, 2012 at 10:15 AM  
Blogger First Sea Lord said...

Don't you get it? Tom Friedman says the real problem is leaders twittering too much!

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/24/opinion/sunday/friedman-the-rise-of-popularism.html?_r=1&hp

June 24, 2012 at 10:19 AM  
Blogger The Sum of All Monkeys said...

He forgot to tell those kids to get off his lawn.

June 25, 2012 at 2:21 PM  
Blogger Viceroy De Los Osos said...

Starting in 1965, the speed at which Tom Friedman shows his irrelevance doubles every 2 years.

June 26, 2012 at 3:33 PM  
Blogger First Sea Lord said...

Eric, that was Varsity Snark!

June 28, 2012 at 10:12 AM  

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