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This past week, Rand Paul made his announcement that he was throwing his hat into the GOP presidential primary ring, and he made it at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, Kentucky. Huh. Well, the senator’s lifelong affinity for the books of Ayn Rand is well known. Was the name of the hotel a coincidence? Did Paul see the enigmatic hero of Atlas Shrugged beckoning to him out of the list of possible venues and hear the call of destiny? Will “rational selfishness” inform his domestic agenda? Why ask useless questions? Who is John Galt?

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