Hunter Thompson fingered Reagan assassination conspiracy, but missed Bush-Hinckley connection
by Aaron Dykes, TruthStream Media:
A unique voice on the twisted and depraved scene in political life, Hunter S. Thompson became infamous in the late 60s and 70s for his “gonzo journalism” where he injected himself and plenty of weird into already dark scenes of modern American life. The corrupt quest for power in Washington, D.C., is as dark as any of that stuff, and a few of his reported comments on the attempt to kill President Ronald Reagan in 1981 are a good example.
Longtime artist and companion Ralph Steadman quoted Hunter Thompson as writing to him in 1981 about the attempted assassination attempt on President Reagan in his memoir on Thompson titled The Joke’s Over: Bruised Memories – Gonzo, Hunter S. Thompson and Me (p. 205):
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