"[America is] just a nation of 220 million used car salesmen with all the money we need to buy guns, and no qualms at all about killing anybody else in the world who tries to make us uncomfortable."
— Hunter S. Thompson (1939-2005) Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72, September
|President Nixon, while Vietnam War protesters interrupted a campaign rally at the Nassau Coliseum|
on Long Island, NY, October 23, 1972. (Photograph by Michael Evans for The New York Times)