Before the Iraq war and the tax cuts for the wealthy, before Willie Horton and the ’94 Republican revolution, before the sustained assault on the welfare state and civil liberties, before the American left’s 35 years of cold-sweat nightmare, Hunter S. Thompson had hoped it could be different.Howie P.S.: Take that all you dirty hippies and earnest bloggers who think you can change the world.
Given the weird temper of all the people I’ve talked to in the past year, this is the only course that could possibly alter the drift of at least a third of the electorate away from politics entirely.”
Tuesday, December 25, 2007
"How it all went wrong for Hunter S. Thompson in Elko"
Michael J. Mishak and J. Patrick Coolican (Las Vegas Sun):