Dr. Hunter S. Thompson

b. July 18, 1937

“Politics is the art of controlling your environment. That is one of the key things I learned in these years, and I learned it the hard way. Anybody who thinks that ‘it doesn’t matter who’s President’ has never been Drafted and sent off to fight and die in a vicious, stupid War on the other side of the World — or been beaten and gassed by Police for trespassing on public property — or been hounded by the IRS for purely political reasons — or locked up in the Cook County Jail with a broken nose and no phone access and twelve perverts wanting to stomp your ass in the shower. That is when it matters who is President or Governor or Police Chief. That is when you will wish you had voted.”

Exclusive: Hunter S. Thompson’s ‘Red Shark’ Lands In Las Vegas For New Cannabis Museum Exhibit

The Good Doctor.  Seems appropriate, no?

Donated by Thompson’s widow Anita Thompson, the vehicle has been parked at Owl Farm—the Colorado compound where the the literary icon lived from 1969 until his death in 2005.

Source: Exclusive: Hunter S. Thompson’s ‘Red Shark’ Lands In Las Vegas For New Cannabis Museum Exhibit