Ed Driscoll

Quote of the Day

Look around you: what you have done to society, you have done it first within your soul; one is the image of the other. This dismal wreckage, which is now your world, is the physical form of the treason you committed to your values, to your friends, to your defenders, to your future, to your country, to yourself.

— Ayn Rand in Atlas Shrugged, as quoted at Weekend Pundit, in response to my interview this week with Kevin D. Williamson on his new book, What Doomed Detroit.

Related: “Statism is turning America into Detroit — Ayn Rand’s Starnesville come to life,” Daniel Hannan wrote this past July in the London Telegraph, after Detroit’s bankruptcy was first announced.