At the link below, Don Watkins of the blog, Laissez-Faire, describes Rachel Maddow's misrepresentation of Ayn Rand's philosophy. Anyone who actually reads Atlas Shrugged should be able to tell that Maddow's statement is a misrepresentation. Yet this seems to be a rather common falsehood passed around by Rand's detractors.
Rachel Maddow Fails "Ayn Rand 101"
Here is a YouTube video of her misrepresentation: Maddow Misrepresents Rand @ 8:30