In other Congressional Republican reading news, Ben Domenech pokes around and discovers that the widely-disseminated fact that Rep. Paul Ryan makes his staffers read Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged is a fiction.
Ayn Rand, and her influence on Republicans, is becoming a bit of a left-wing bogeyman, and the rumor that Ryan made her required reading fed into that phenomenon. It’s good in more than one way that the rumor is false.
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