by Chris Bertram on October 20, 2003

OpenDemocracy has “an interview with anti-Straussian Shadia Drury”: . Drury’s obsession with Strauss seems to have been about as damaging to her good sense and judgement as that of the pro-Straussians has been to theirs. Hence the following absurd rheorical question:

bq. How could an admirer of Plato and Nietzsche be a liberal democrat?

How could an intelligent person of _any_ political persuasion _not_ admire Plato and Nietzsche?