"telling evidence of the left's intoleranc
Can you link to the specific comments where people say this? I haven't read every comment so its possible I missed it but I haven't seen comments like that. Most of the people are more mocking Rand than viifying her.
"the highly intelligen
She really wasn't. I studied philosophy for a while including at Stanford University
"so burn her books"
Again, I don't see anyone saying that or if you can find one or two remember this is the Internet and there are always foolish people on both sides of the spectrum. I would never advocate burning any book nor would anyone I know or anyone I've read about on the left. In Rand's case I think she's a good example of how terrible writing can be kept alive if it fits the narrative of the corporate class.
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