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Slander, politics, the Internet, and anonymity

July 10, 2008

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It takes guts to be a social scientist and scholar of government and still publicly quote Machiavelli, even if those quotes are from his less controversial “Discourses on Livy,” never mind “The Prince”. And yet that’s what Danielle Allen of the Institute for Advanced Study does in her Washington Post commentary titled “Worse than Mud […]