Self-Parody From the Luv Guv
Posted in Politics by Steven Hayward
This is just too good: Gov. Mark Sanford (Is he still governor? -Ed
. I guess so--he does seem to have disappeared from the pages of the National Enquirer
, though), writing in the current issue of Newsweek
, on why he likes Ayn Rand
. I've always found her books too heavy to lug in my pack while hiking the Appalachian Trail.
3:45 PM / October 26, 2009
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This is too good to be true. The Hiker gets this wrong, too: "Rand's essential truth—government doesn't know best." Her willful notion of the truth is atheism, which means that she of all human beings is God, as she is the most self-conscious of all. Being devoted to oneself is a bipartisan vice.