Ayn Rand Fan Rep. Christopher Cox to head SEC

According to several news stories (Reuters, Fox News, CNN), President Bush has named U.S. Rep. Christopher Cox as the White House’s choice to head the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The choice will need approval of the U.S. Senate.
Rep. Cox wrote a favorable review of The Letters of Ayn Rand for the New York Times Book Review and is widely recognized as a strong advocate of free markets, limited government, and lower taxes. A U.S. House Republican from California since 1998, Rep. Cox has a JD/MBA from Harvard.