“Going to trial with a lawyer who considers your whole life-style a Crime in Progress is not a happy prospect.”
“He knew who I was, at that time, because I had a reputation as a writer. I knew he was part of the Bush dynasty. But he was nothing, he offered nothing, and he promised nothing. He had no humor. He was insignificant in every way and consequently I didn’t pay much attention to him. But when he passed out in my bathtub, then I noticed him. I’d been in another room, talking to the bright people. I had to have him taken away.” -on meeting George W Bush at Thompson’s Super Bowl party in Houston in 1974
America’s answer to the monstrous Mr. Hyde. He speaks for the werewolf in us.
— Hunter S. Thompson on Richard M. Nixon
Richard Nixon was an evil man–evil in a way that only those who believe in the physical reality of the Devil can understand it.
“When the President does it, that means that it’s not illegal.”
– Richard M. Nixon, interview with David Frost, May 19, 1977
“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to
anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” – Hunter S. Thompson