For the Record, I Have Always Abhorred Ayn Rand

For a minute there I was going to pitch a fit:

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.

That’s Kung Fu Monkey, via Steve Benen.

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