Conservative Co-Worker: "Visited my family in [distant large city] and man, did I get yelled at. My cousin told me, 'You probably think it's okay that just anyone can buy an assault weapon!' I told him, 'Yeah, I do,' and they all started in on me! Do you ever get that?"
Me: "Um, well, see, compared to most of my family, I'm kinda liberal."
CCW: [long, boggled silence] "Wow. I can hardly picture that."
...It's true, though....
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