Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Ayn Rand: The GOP’s Favorite Bonkers Demagogue - The Daily Beast
Ayn Rand: The GOP’s Favorite Bonkers Demagogue - The Daily Beast: ": OK, your supposed laissez-faire Valhalla, with no taxes or regulations—this is not just some theory of yours. This world existed long ago, he put it to her; the problem was that people with power cheated and stole and exploited other people, so society made rules to try to prevent those things from happening. In response, Rand simply denies that this was the case and blames all corruption on the state, which would be news to, among many others, the men—and women, and children—who worked twelve hours a day, six days a week until the government constricted the capitalists’ freedom by stopping it."