Me: "Understand that where I grew up, we sent Larry McDonald, Newt Gingrich, Bob Barr, and John Linder to Congress."
RX: "Didn't you say that that first guy was a Democrat?"
Me: "Yeah, but he was also president of the John Birch Society."
RX: "You know that, to Hoosier ears, 'President of the John Birch Society' and 'Democrat' sounds oxymoronic."
Me: "See, Abraham Lincoln was a Republican, and... well... it's complicated, okay?"