Como arruinar um candidato à presidência americana

Uma receita dos anos 70 com efeitos comprovados! Junta-se o efeito Ibogaína (o estranho efeito que Konrad Lorenz se esqueceu de descrever e que diz respeito às consequências de uma mera referência a uma obscura droga brasileira nas aspirações de um candidato à presidência americana)....

«Not much has been written about The Ibogaine Effect as a serious factor in the Presidential Campaign, but toward the end of the Wisconsin primary race - about a week before the vote - word leaked out that some of Muskie's top advisors had called in a Brazilian doctor who was said to be treating the candidate with ‘some kind of strange drug’ that nobody in the press corps had ever heard of. (…)It is entirely conceivable - given the known effects of Ibogaine - that Muskie's brain was almost paralyzed by hallucinations at the time; that he looked out at that crowd and saw gila monsters instead of people, and that his mind snapped completely when he felt something large and apparently vicious clawing at his legs. We can only speculate on this, because those in a position to know have flatly refused to comment on rumors concerning the Senator's disastrous experiments with Ibogaine. I tried to find the Brazilian doctor on election Bight in Milwaukee, but by the time the polls closed he was long gone. One of the hired bimbos in Milwaukee's Holiday Inn headquarters said a man with fresh welts on his head had been dragged out the side door and put on a bus to Chicago, but we were never able to confirm this
Hunter S. Thompson, Fear and Loathing: On The Campaign Trail '72

… ao factor Hunter S. Thompson, o famoso e lunático jornalista que carinhosamente vos aponta uma arma no post anterior.

Alguns anos depois... não se esqueçam de revelar o ingrediente surpresa...

«Well, it was a rumor I heard in Milwaukee; a rumor I probably started, but nonetheless