Who Said It: Richard M. Nixon or Hunter S. Thompson?

Gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson was as passionate about politics as he was about guns and booze. It’s not surprising that Richard Nixon was one of his biggest adversaries. What is surprising is how similar the two could sound. Can you identify who said what?

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"Castro couldn't even go to the bathroom unless the Soviet Union put the nickel in the toilet."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"Politics is the art of controlling your environment."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"Absolute truth is a rare and dangerous commodity in the world of professional journalism."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"Paranoia is just another word for ignorance."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"Any change is resisted because bureaucrats have a vested interest in the chaos in which they exist."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"I have a theory that the truth is never told during the nine-to-five hours."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"If you think the United States has stood still, who built the largest shopping center in the world?"
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"I feel the same way about disco as I do about herpes."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"Once you get into this great stream of history, you can't get out."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"For every moment of triumph, for every instance of beauty, many souls must be trampled."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson
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"If an individual wants to be a leader and isn't controversial, that means he never stood for anything."
Richard M. Nixon
Hunter S. Thompson