February 12, 2010

Paul Ryan confirms moral superiority of atheist

"It's as if we're living in an Ayn Rand novel right now."

h/t Paul Ryan Watch.

7 comments:

Grant said...

Living in an Ayn Rand novel non-metaphorically would be awfully cramped, I imagine.

John Foust said...

Leonard tried that back in 1983. Trouble is, it was much more a prediction of what happened with the Republicans in the following two decades than with the Democrats.

Jeremy R. Shown said...

I've always thought the barrenness of Rand's philosophy was only surpassed by the woodenness of her prose.

But hey, that's just me.

illusory tenant said...

The Abridged Atlas Shrugged.

John Foust said...

One of the little-known passages in the novel that deal with someone from Wisconsin .

illusory tenant said...

Funny. Was he at this photo-op?

John Foust said...

Maybe. Although I'm pretty sure Lance is a snappy dresser, and wouldn't wear a grease-stained t-shirt even if he was being paid to pose for holy pictures.