New York Observer
Dimly lit, with heavy gold curtains, a glitzy faux-palm lamp, black leather furniture and a bonafide zebra-skin rug, it resembled, roughly, the sort of place an aspiring diva with a trust fund might hole up in for a binge. “She’s a dreamer,” Ms. Sharpe explained of a cloud motif in the bedroom, where a glossy black skull candle stood watch near volumes by Donna Tartt and Ayn Rand.
…Religious Right (not to mention the Tea Party and Randian libertarians – not to mention Schlafly herself) make a living subordinating fact and truth to ideology. Imagine somebody, say…oh,, I don’t know, Todd…
He’s said that he considers himself an “independent, leaning to libertarian,” who’s read Ayn Rand’s “The Fountainhead” three times.
But one can hardly imagine Rand extolling the patriotic virtues of paying taxes – which she likened to government theft – as Cuban has. Or urging Michael Bloomberg, the world’s most invasive manny, to run for president, which Cuban also did.
Union Leader (Manchester, NH)
…not credible based upon my character & my objectivist libertarian moral code.” On the same day that he made the request to have his handgun returned, Kibby filed what he titled a “criminal incident report…