• • Republicans working for the ultrarich
Richard Soderlund, Pantagraph.com (Bloomington, IL) Capitalism | Today’s conservatives [...] incited by the dismally ignorant Tea Party, are guided by the peculiar cult of Ayn Rand. Unyielding opposition to taxes is both an inviolable principle and their defining essence. These government and tax-hating radicals claim to act on behalf of all taxpayers. In fact, while the majority of Americans face stagnant incomes, seemingly permanent insecurity or worse, Republicans devote themselves exclusively to defending the interests of an ultra wealthy elite.