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Betty Pope

Betty Pope, (Atlas Shrugged), the promiscuous socialite that Jim Taggart goes in for, at the expense of what little self respect he had left. She is banal and tries to come off as some kind of expert on economics.

“I don’t see why there’s so much fuss about that Equalization of Opportunity Bill…”

—Betty Pope


“Jim, where are your nail clippers? I’ve got to trim my toenails.”

—Betty Pope

“I don’t see why businessmen object to it. It’s to their own advantage. If everybody else is poor, they won’t have any market for their goods. But if they stop being selfish and share the goods they’ve hoarded—they’ll have a chance to work hard and produce some more.”

—Betty Pope

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