I don't know where John Naughton found his version of this quote from Hunter S. Thompson:

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I do know that the version I photocopied more than 25 years ago and that sits above my desk to this day, is more Gonzo.

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But that's also a secondary source. This is as close to truth as one can get. But now I want to know. Who did add the kicker?

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