Start: If you want the smoke and puffery
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Roy is dying of AIDS and his condition has worsened. He is hooked up to an IV drip and has not long
Start: If you want the smoke and puffery you can listen to Kissinger and Schultz and those guys, but if you want to look at the heart of modern conservatism, you look at me. Everyone else has abandoned the struggle, everything nowadays is just sipping tea with Nixon and Mao, that was disgusting, did you see that?
End: But it was never the money: It's the moxie that counts. I never wavered. You: remember.
For full text, see: Kushner, Tony. Angels in America: Perestroika. New York: Theatre Communications Group, 2006, pp.213-214.