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William F. Buckley about Ayn Rand’s novel, Atlas Shrugged: “I had to flog myself to read it.”

17 August 2012

Here is a clip of William F. Buckley speaking about Paul Ryan’s favorite author, Ayn Rand. Paul Ryan is, of course, Mitt Romney’s running mate.   Buckley has this to say about Ayn rand’s philosophical system, “Her scorn for charity,for altruism was such as to build up an unfeeling system”

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. 17 August 2012 7:01 pm

    Fascinating that in today’s Republican Party the most conservative person in his time would now be considered an Obama socialist.

  2. Pat McDonough permalink
    19 August 2012 5:02 am

    I looked up the clip of Mike Wallace interviewing Ayn. Philosophy aside, she was one scary woman!

  3. onetenthblog permalink
    20 August 2012 1:28 am

    Reblogged this on One Tenth Blog.

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