Angels in America, Part One: Millennium Approaches
Louis: It's – look, race, yes, but ultimately race here is a political question, right? Racists just try to use race here as a tool in a political struggle. (3.2.12)
Louis: [...] there are no angels in America, no spiritual past, no racial past, there's only the political, and the decoys and the ploys to maneuver around the inescapable battle of politics, the shifting downwards and outwards of political power to the people... (3.2.12)
Roy: WASHINGTON! When Washington called me I was younger than you, you think I said "Aw fuck no I can't go I got two fingers up my asshole and a little moral nosebleed to boot! [...]"
Joe: There's so much that I want, to be... what you see in me, I want to be a participant in the world, in your world, Roy, I want to be capable of that, I've tried, really I have but... I can't do this. (3.5.11-14)