Wednesday, August 5, 2009

"The main problem in any democracy..."

" that crowd-pleasers are generally brainless swine who can go out on a stage & whup their supporters into an orgiastic frenzy -- then go back to the office & sell every one of the poor bastards down the tube for a nickel apiece."

Hunter Thompson
Fear and Loathing: On the Campaign Trail '72
Warner Books, New York, 1973, pg. 127