The music of the Beatles, the writings of Maya Angelou and “The Great Gatsby” almost are exclusively the domain of Democrats; country crooner George Strait, the political musings of Ben Carson and “Atlas Shrugged” are fancied by Republicans.
The Guardian (London)
Conrad has watched enough US movies to fill more than a lifetime. Lost gems such as The Americanization of Emily (1964), and Giant, the adaptation of Edna Ferber’s novel, are eloquently reclaimed. Immigrants who made remarkable American films, such as the Viennese Billy Wilder and the Parisian Louis Malle, finally get their due. One must be grateful to Conrad for having got through not just the airport blockbusters of James Michener, but also the unreadable doorstop paranoid fantasies of Ayn Rand.
Post-Crescent (Appleton, WI)
Lofgren said, “If you think Paul Ryan and his Ayn Rand-worshiping colleagues aren’t after your Social Security and Medicare, I am here to disabuse you of your naivete.”
Marietta Daily Journal (GA)
In a speech on leadership, novelist and influential libertarian Ayn Rand was not too far afield when she noted that the difference between conservatives and liberals is one of degree, not of principle. Typically cutting to the chase, Rand faulted both conservatives and liberals for pandering to voters and for holding as their chief trump card government goodies which they will dispense if elected. True to Rand’s complaint, Republicans actually are often Democrats lite.
Lauren Rumpler aka Objectivist Girl finally joins the Rebel Love Show in studio.