Politico: Obama slams Ayn RandSubmitted by RegularJohn on Fri, 10/26/2012 - 09:32
"President Obama took aim at one of Rep. Paul Ryan's favorite writers, the libertarian icon Ayn Rand.
Asked by Rolling Stone if he's ever read Rand, Obama said "sure."
'Ayn Rand is one of those things that a lot of us, when we were 17 or 18 and feeling misunderstood, we'd pick up," Obama said. "Then, as we get older, we realize that a world in which we're only thinking about ourselves and not thinking about anybody else, in which we're considering the entire project of developing ourselves as more important than our relationships to other people and making sure that everybody else has opportunity – that that's a pretty narrow vision.' "