The obituaries will say he was famous for Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, but some of the other books are better. Hell’s Angels is a terrifying piece of writing, and it was his political journalism that proved the most influential, especially Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail, covering George McGovern’s ill-fated 1972 presidential run against Nixon.
The trouble with Thompson is that it isn’t very sophisticated to be in awe of him. He turned out to be everything I had imagined and more, speaking with passion about freedom, and a visceral hatred for the "low-rent punks" who corrupt the American Dream. He was a symbol, especially now, of a far better country.
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