Vladimir Shlapentokh

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Should Tea Partiers Abandon or Embrace Ayn Rand?

October 21, 2010

In a recent Christian Science Monitor editorial, Vladimir Shlapentokh suggests that the popularity of Ayn Rand among Tea Partiers should “concern all Americans” and recommends that Tea Partiers distance themselves from the 20th-century philosopher and novelist. Why? According to Shlapentokh, Ayn Rand was an “elitist” who held that “the American. . . Continue »