“…How the Ayn Rand-Loving Right Is Like a Bunch of Teen Boys Gone Crazy…”

“…Make no mistake: all this Ayn Rand libertarian me-first-and-the-rest-of-you-go-to-hell stuff –

– the there’s-no-government-like-no-government theology that’s now being piously intoned as Holy Received Truth by everybody, male and female, in the GOP –

– is, very precisely, the kind of politics you’d come up with if you were a 16-year-old boy trying to explain away his dependence on Mom.


I don’t have any parents.

I raised myself, on roots and berries and small vermin I dug up in vacant lots.

That lady hanging around, feeding me and nagging me and picking up my socks and driving me to practice?

She’s just the nanny state.

That bitch.

I hate her.


There’s no such thing as society.

There’s only what I want right now – which is the ultimate good in my universe.

And what I want right now is more time on the XBox – pizza money –

– and the keys to the family car…”


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