That's one of my Goddam precious American rights, not to think about politics. John Updike Instagram sharing coming soon. Quote text and source copied to clipboard. Link to this quote copied to clipboard. More information about this quote Author John Updike Medium Novel Language English Time 1971 1970s 20th century Occupation Novelist Writer From United States Authentication Score 3 More information on Authentication Score coming soon. Citation Updike, John. Rabbit Redux. Alfred A. Knopf, 1971, ch. 1. Citation text copied to clipboard.