|"It’s inspired me so much that it’s required reading in my office for all my interns and my staff. We start with Atlas Shrugged. People tell me I need to start with The Fountainheadthen go to Atlas Shrugged [laughter]. There’s a big debate about that. We go to Fountainhead, but then we move on, and we require Mises and Hayek as well."|
"But the reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand."
Gee, it wasn't his Catholicism?!
These Rand-related slams, Ryan says, are inaccurate and part of an effort on the left to paint him as a cold-hearted Objectivist. Ryan’s actual philosophy, as reported by my colleague, Brian Bolduc, couldn’t be further from the caricature. As a practicing Roman Catholic, Ryan says, his faith and moral values shape his politics as much as his belief in freedom and capitalism does ...
Please pick Ryan, Mitt, please pick Ryan, please pick Ryan!
WE WANT RYAN! WE WANT RYAN! WE WANT RYAN!