• • • How Did Ayn Rand's 'Atlas Shrugged' Predict an America Spinning Out of Control?
Onkar Ghate, FOXNews.com Atlas Shrugged |Capitalism |Image |Objectivist author | Nearly thirty years after her death, Ayn Rand’s novels continue to be wildly popular—”Atlas Shrugged” alone is selling more today than it did when it was first published in 1957 -- more than one million copies have sold since the 2008 elections. Especially among Tea Partiers, Ayn Rand is being hailed a prophet. How could she have anticipated, more than 50 years ago, a United States spinning out of financial control, plagued by soaring spending and crippling regulations? How could she have painted villains who seem ripped from today’s headlines?