Paul Ryan: A Disciple of Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand and Paul Ryan Photos: David Seaton, John Boehner FlickrRight now Paul Ryan spends his time out on the campaign trail together with Mitt Romney in pursuit of the presidency, but his nomination came at the expense of having to disavow his all-time favourite author and philosopher. It was just seven years ago he was an unknown Congressional Representative from small town Wisconsin. While attending a Washington D.C gathering organized by the ‘Atlas Society’ he once said “The reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand“.

By Niklas Hjelm Smith