I am reading this piece from Lysias 25: Defense Against a Charge of Subverting the Democracy.
As I read it, Lysias is defending an oligarch who is saying that the question of the constitution comes down to what benefits one the most. I thought Lysias was a democrat? Did he not care about his clients' opinions?
And how could he think this line of arguing would win over an assembly of wholehearted democrats, sitting ...