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Sanna Rayman

Sanna Rayman

The New Yorker parodierar en tänkt kör utdrag ur en gammal Ayn Rand-kolumn. Det är smått kosmiskt alltihop, men vansinnigt festligt och mycket märkligt.

 

”I saw on television the performing group known as the Village People. These are very exuberant, virile men. I have no delusions; I know that they are all lesbians. But they expressed in their dancing the kind of unapologetic enthusiasm for their masculinity that so many in our culture wish to repress in favor of Alan Alda.

I do not approve of the so-called hippies, but I do not approve of any government control over drugs. The government does not have the right to tell any individual what to do with his or her health and life. You probably know that I received a prescription for the stimulant Benzedrine, or “speed.” I can say rationally that it increases my happiness and my productivity. For example, some time ago I went to Studio 54, because I love to dance on speed. I took fifteen speed pills, and I got into a contest with Liza Minnelli over who could roar most like a jaguar. She simply sounded like a stupid lion.”

 

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UPPDATERING!

Besvikelsen man känner när man upptäcker att alltihop var en parodi är stor, men det gör inget. Det var en himla skojig text i vilket fall som helst. Okej, objektivister här och var verkar lite purkna, men de får trösta sig med att Jonas Gardell inte har skämtat om Rand. Än.

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