(THIS ARTICLE IS ONLY MACHINE TRANSLATED by Google from Norwegian)
What is trumpismeculture? What best characterizes the rhetoric, actions, and personality of a character so dazzlingly imaginative, so pathologically self-in love, and so politically inept that he has shocked many of us into paralyzed disbelief? As roles change in the president's administration, we begin to get a clearer impression. Last year, in an interview with Trump for USA Today, columnist Kirsten Powers writes:
"Trump described himself as a fan of Ayn Rand. About Rand's novel The source of the source (The Fountainhead) he said: 'It's about business [and] beauty [and] life and inner feelings (sic). That book is about 'everything.' He identified with Howard Roark, the novel's idealistic protagonist who draws skyscrapers and races against the establishment. When I pointed out that The source of the source in a way about the tyranny of group thinking, Trump sat up and said, "That's what's going on here." "
Republican Philosopher. It comes as no surprise that Ayn Rand's ideological cult figure permeates the cultural notions of key members of the Trump administration and many of the leaders of the House of Representatives and the Senate,. . .
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