Althouse: “And when Ryan riffed on the handful of jobs he briefly held, his Ayn Randian roots were clear.”

“But she doesn’t think she’s openly embracing it. She thinks Ryan is paranoid to imply that the Democrats favor “the supervision and sanctimony of the central planners.” Pressed, she might — I assume — assert that it’s fine for individuals to try to come up with their own ideas about what they want to do with their lives and to set out to achieve their goals, but that it’s inaccurate to portray this enterprise as solitary and in defiance of the larger efforts of government and society (which they depend on no matter what they do).”

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