Everything you need to understand or teach Generation of Swine by Hunter S. Thompson.
This book is a collection of Hunter S. Thompson's articles, primarily from the The San Francisco Examiner, between 1985 and 1988. The articles are primarily about contemporary American politics, but Thompson's own drug-crazed, maniacal adventures are also a major source of material.
Near the beginning of the book, Thompson's political writings primarily deal with American relations with the Soviet Union. Thompson sees President Ronald Reagan as badly outmatched and easily manipulated by Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev. By the end of 1985, however, Thompson is primarily writing about Ted Kennedy's withdrawal from the 1988 presidential race, which Thompson believes might allow a Republican to retain the White House. Articles from early 1986 focus on the conflict between Libyan leader Moammar Khadafy and Reagan. Thompson sees Khadafy as an absurdity, but equally believes that Reagan no longer has the credibility in the Arab world to deal with Khadafy effectively. By February 1986, Thompson is focused on...
Generation of Swine: Tales of Shame and Degradation in the '80s Lesson Plans contain 136 pages of teaching material, including: