• • • What Ayn Rand Taught Paul Ryan
Michael Kinsley, Bloomberg The Fountainhead |Paul Ryan |Syndicated | “I grew up reading Ayn Rand, and it taught me quite a bit about who I am and what my value systems are and what my beliefs are. It’s inspired me so much that it’s required reading in my office for all my interns and my staff.” -- U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, Republican vice presidential candidate, in a 2005 speech.
Paul Ryan laughed. He stood naked on top of the vice president’s desk in the Senate chamber, scanning the crowd of sniveling politicians below him.