February 21st, 2005

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Hunter S. Thompson, 1937 - 2005

Let all those who feel that Americans can be as easily led to beauty as to ugliness, to truth as to public relations, to joy as to bitterness, be said to be suffering from Hunter Thompson's disease.
--Kurt Vonnegut, reviewing Thompson's Fear and Loathing On the Campaign Trail, 1972. Vonnegut correctly identified the disease as fatal.
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