Alan (Not Atlas) Shrugged
by Maureen Dowd
September 19, 2007
Atlas Shrugged is the Ayn Rand novel advocating ruthless slefishness as a philosophy. Alan Greenspan is well connected to the Objectivist movement founded by Rand.
He [Rumsfeld] and Cheney were orchestrating the invasion from the start, guiding the dauphin with warnings about how weak he would seem if he let Saddam mock him.The Dauphin is the title given the heir apparent to the French monarchy. By calling Dubya the dauphin, she is mocking him as an easily led child that is only holding power because of father's office.