John Galt in Skirts in Connecticut

John Galt is alive and well and living in Connecticut. And he will be voting for Republican Linda McMahon for the U.S. Senate, if her reception by beleaguered taxpayers during a recent round of campaign tours is an indication. Or he may very well be Linda McMahon, judging by those who oppose her. The government bureaucrats, the political, media and academic elites aligned against her, are one with those who fought the fictional hero who defied "a collectivist system" marked by the "utter incompetence" of those in "governmental power" in Ayn Rand's classic, Atlas Shrugged.Who is John Galt? That's the question asked throughout the book, growing since its publication in 1957 to a generalized rallying cry against, as the Wall Street Journal has put it, the "economic carnage caused by big government run amok." "We're part of a real-life version" of the novel, lamented commentator Michelle Malkin, surveying the growing statism of American...(Read Full Article)

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