The chorus must
be an accidental
atmosphere drifting
and growing in its viewpoint.
The public exist in contradictions
conceived in a fear-oriented state.
I remember the postcards.

from pages 6-7 of Fear and Loathing in America: The Brutal Odyssey of an Outlaw Journalist, 1968-1976 by Hunter S. Thompson (Simon & Schuster, 2000).