Someone insults Atlas Shrugged over at the Volokh conspiracy, and we get the following defense from a Randian:
Somebody thinks it’s the worst, most pretentious, etc., but in polls it ranks second to the Bible as one of the most inspiring books ever written. Don’t take a leftist’s word for it. Read it and see what you think.
The bad news is that the thread started because there may be a movie in the works.