According to Mark Lilla in The New Republic
, everyone who's anyone in China is reading Leo Strauss
. And Carl Schmidt. (Cue scary organ music.)
Money quote from Lilla: "[A] liberal journalist in Shanghai told me as we took a stroll one day, 'no one will take you seriously if you have nothing to say about these two men and their ideas.'"
8:44 AM / December 19, 2010