The Citizen (Laconia, NH)
It is astonishing how the Republican Party has succumbed to the ideology of Ayn Rand, a second rate writer and philosopher. Yes, she sold a lot of books but so did Grace Metalious. How can Ayn Rand still be a ‘thing’ in the 21st century? She’s something that one gets over and discarded like ‘blue suede’ shoes.
Seacoast Online (Portsmouth, NH)
Such ignorance is all too common today in an intellectually bankrupt Republican party that once embraced people like Dick Lugar, Jack Kemp and William F. Buckley that today is closer to that of Joseph McCarthy — a party that would rather extol Ayn Rand’s fiction than Nobel Laureate Friedrich Hayak’s support of a minimum wage and universal health care.
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Although Nevada doesn’t have a high-profile secession movement — with the possible exception of the Ayn Rand-inspired fantasy writings of Chuck Muth…
Washington Free Beacon
…some of the free market’s most vociferous defenders, like the disciples of Ayn Rand, have perhaps done more than anyone to undermine capitalism’s moral promise.