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How Ayn Rand Became a Hero to Right Wing Nerds

Michael Lind, New America Foundation joins Thom Hartmann. Ask any Republican Congressman who their favorite philosopher is - and they're more often than not going to say "Ayn Rand." But believe it or not - the GOP hasn't always been so fond of Objectivism or its founder. So what's changed in the past decade to make Ayn Rand the thinker of choice for the American right?

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