Bill tells me he would like to buy a $5 part for his fountain pen so he can use bottled ink instead of disposable cartridges.
"It's more ecologically-friendly," he says.
"Ecologically friendly?" I ask. "Bill that's...that's...liberal thinking!"
"Crunchy con, dear, crunchy con," he asserts.
"Oh, I see, if you care about the environment you're a crunchy con...if I care about the environment, I'm a left-wing nut?"