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'Atlas Shrugged'; Liberals Whined

bassboat Wrote: Aug 29, 2012 5:20 PM
Your comment reminds of people who say they don't want to be bothered by the facts and end up in a big mess. If you don't stand up then you will pay the price.
Mitt Romney chose Paul Ryan to be his running mate. Since his teens, Ryan has been a big fan of Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged." In 2005, he told The Atlas Society that the novel shaped his "values system" -- and that speech has launched a number of recent columns by liberals aghast at Ryan's taste in literature.

"Almost everybody in the conservative movement has read Ayn Rand. She gives a moral dimension to defending the free enterprise system," alternate delegate Bill Evers of Stanford's Hoover Institution told me Monday morning as the California GOP delegation gathered.

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