I was talking to Bob Dylan last night, and there was not a hint of Violence as we got down to our discussions. ‘We may never be able to defeat these swine,’ he told me, ‘but we don’t have to join them.’
Yes sir, I thought. The too much fun club is back in business. Let us rumble.
–Hunter S. Thompson, Kingdom of Fear
The revised plan of action was a lengthy extension of my “summer hiatus” that would stretch well into November, until after the elections.
Returning to the deadline grind had little appeal, especially during the final wretched months of Decision 2012.
Over the summer, I had become a man of Science. I had grasped the essentials of Pure Research and Development.
I always knew I had the freakish genes necessary for prolonged scientific inquiry. Mistakes were made, but they were Fun.
Someone else would have to write the sentences. I had Projects.