WORD XXVI: HUNTER S. THOMPSON

It was Richard Nixon who got me into politics, and now that he’s gone, I feel lonely. He was a giant in his way. As long as Nixon was politically alive — and he was, all the way to the end — we could always be sure of finding the enemy on the Low Road. There was no need to look anywhere else for the evil bastard.

–Hunter S. Thompson, “He Was a Crook”. Rolling Stone, June 16, 1994.

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