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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Ayn Rand in Christian drag

Paul Ryan's faith in Ayn Rand is a political problem for Romney
- Giles Fraser

[...] It feels odd to be arguing that there ought to be more religion in US politics. In many ways, I'd prefer there to be a lot less. And certainly a lot less of the hard-right hogwash that borrows the wardrobe of Christianity but has no intention of being subject to its moral values. Jesus said nothing whatsoever about homosexuality or abortion. He said a great deal about poverty and our responsibility for the vulnerable. Which is why Paul Ryan is little more than Ayn Rand in Christian drag ...


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