Note to self

Whether you're on the football field or the political arena, the Good Doctor reminds us that winning is a full-time job.

Updated: January 19, 2004, 10:35 AM ET
By Hunter S. Thompson | Page 2 columnist

Sunday was a bad day for quarterbacks, and a worse day for the poor fools who bet on them. I was one of these, and I am still in shock from the horrible beating I took on the Patriots-Colts game. It put me so out of whack that I only vaguely noticed that I won big with Carolina in the second game of the day.

"This is a sorry day for pro football," I said to the sheriff as he raked in his huge winnings. Both games sucked in a very deep way. It looked like a Hells Angels riot at ...

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