In an Op-Ed in The Wall Street Journal, Peggy Noonan discusses the favorability of President Bush’s proposed Social Security Reforms to young people because of their eagerness towards having options, and is reminded of the story of when Ayn Rand’s sister came to America:
She walked into an American supermarket for the first time and was overwhelmed: too much choice, a thousand kinds of cereal, doesn’t it all give you a headache? Rand was impatient; her sister came from the land of No Choice, and wasn’t up to the battle. A young person of course would not be overwhelmed by options but revel in them.
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