• • Top income earners contemplate “Going Gerard”
John Hayward, Human Events Online Atlas Shrugged |Going Galt | In honor of Mr. Depardieu, I think of it as “going Gerard.” It’s not quite the same thing as “going Galt,” because the stampeding wealth creators of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged were running toward something, not just escaping from a dying system. Healthy state and national governments compete to attract taxpayers. Unhealthy governments try to fence them in. The really sick ones castigate them for even thinking about escape.