In a Washington Post , Eugene Robinson falsely asserts that Ayn Rand “equated capitalist success with moral virtue,” and he claims that Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan ascribe to this allegedly Objectivist outlook. This view, according to Robinson, also entails “disdain” for “the working class,” who, not being “capitalists,” “don’t contribute and don’t count.”
Find out where Robinson is wrong by reading Eugene Robinson's Disdain for the Working Class, and Distortion of Ayn Rand.
Craig Biddle has a good follow-up to my post, titled Open Letter to Paul Krugman re Intellectual Impotence, Inflation, and Ayn Rand. He notes Krugman's employment of the —the attempt to substitute psychological pressure for rational argument, among other things.
On Ayn Rand's Dishonest Critics
Obama's "Argument from Intimidation"