Caught in a bad romance with Ayn Rand


Ever since Paul Ryan’s name started getting mentioned as a possible Republican VP pick, he’s been distancing himself from the other woman in his life: Ayn Rand.

He had to drop his beloved then for two reasons. One: he was being considered for the Republican vice presidential nomination. And two: Catholics became highly critical of Ryan’s very public entanglement with this woman.

msnbc’s Lawrence O’Donnell weighed in on the bad romance in the Rewrite.