"The reason I got involved in public service, by and large, if I had to credit one thinker, one person, it would be Ayn Rand ." That's freshly minted GOP vice-presidential candidate Paul Ryan talking -- statements he would eventually recant -- at a party celebrating what would have been the prolific author's 100th birthday...". Did Rand, a libertarian darling, idolize serial killer Walter Edward Hickman?
The Young Turks host Cenk Uygur breaks it down.
Read more here from Jan Frel in Alternet.org: http://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/paul-ryans-biggest-influence-10-thi..