Monday, April 30, 2012
• Romney's gamble on conservatism
Even though both candidates in this year’s presidential election were once described as moderates, this will be as polarized a battle as we’ve ever seen: between a minimum-government conservative who sounds increasingly like Ayn Rand and a newly unreconstructed liberal who sounds increasingly like Rachel Maddow.
Friday, March 23, 2012
• • Don’t close the GOP show
On Tuesday night in Illinois, Romney sounded like Ayn Rand. He boiled his campaign down to two words: “economic freedom.”
Sunday, July 25, 2010
• The GOP takes its tea
Rand Paul |
Tea party candidates Sharron Angle in Nevada and Rand Paul in Kentucky have both derided the unemployed as victims of their own laziness, a position that doesn’t play well beyond the Ayn Rand right.