Murray Rothbard Is Alive!

A shocking revelation from Lew Rockwell today:

“Mr. Libertarian,” Murray N. Rothbard was called, and “The State’s Greatest Living Enemy.” He remains so.

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8 Responses to Murray Rothbard Is Alive!

  1. Robert Hutchinson December 27, 2008 at 10:46 am #

    Well, if we’re splitting hairs, the shocking revelation is really that a bunch of people who are talking about Rothbard haven’t been informed of his passing.

  2. David Gordon December 28, 2008 at 12:14 am #

    No, this doesn’t imply Murray is still alive. Note that Lew says he was called, not that he was, the state’s greatest living enemy. The phrase in quotes is best taken as a name. His second sentence should be read as elliptical for “He remains so named.”

  3. Roderick December 30, 2008 at 6:24 pm #

    Ah, but who still so names him?

  4. Ben Kilpatrick December 31, 2008 at 3:32 am #

    I do.

  5. Black Bloke December 31, 2008 at 10:19 am #

    You name him as “living” Ben?

  6. Roderick December 31, 2008 at 1:02 pm #

    Yes, Rothbard is living Ben.

  7. Ozymandias December 31, 2008 at 2:11 pm #

    This is a stimulating conversation. This one really gets the neurons firing.

  8. Ben Kilpatrick January 4, 2009 at 11:29 pm #

    I knew it! He is! Hah!

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