Hmmm... civilization is built by grad students (who would show up for your loser retread of John Galt?) Uh, ok. Hmmm, who has accomplished more? Grad Students or the founders of Ford, US Steel, and Standard Oil, General Curtis LeMay or your favorite bete noir, GWB? Yeah, those guys were real lefty radicals back when they were jockeying for favor with the Department Head for grant money.
Oh, and it's really classic that you think political fortunes will be reversed the first time "the people" get to vote on the matter. That will be in 2002 -Oh wait.