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By The Cajun Boy / 09.11.14

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Not sure how Hunter S. Thompson was ever able to ever be lucid enough to achieve such spooky clairvoyance — what with his booze and cocaine-laden daily routine — but dude basically predicted the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks less than 24 hours after they happened, when Howard Stern and the rest of us were irrationally losing our minds and screaming for blood as virtually all sense of clarity and calm seemed to vanish with the fall of the World Trade Center towers.

From Thompson’s ESPN.com column on 9/12/01:

The towers are gone now, reduced to bloody rubble, along with all hopes for Peace in Our Time, in the United States or any other country. Make no mistake about it: We are At War now — with somebody — and we will stay At War with that mysterious Enemy for the rest of…

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