in conversation

“My siblings hate me because they’re all liberal Democrats and I’m a conservative Independent.”
“Hm. That doesn’t make sense. You kind of just have to put that aside. ‘Politics stops at the kitchen table’, as they say. There are more and other important things in life.”
“Not to them. Actually what pisses them off is that I have a photograph of me, like at the age of 4, meeting John F Kennedy — their hero. I could care less about him and that I met him, and yet I shook his hand. They never did.”
“Weird. Jealousy.”

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