In my own defense, we had been bowling..poorly...drinking mostly*, and having a grand time.
After Ted discerned he was in friendly territory, Belle mentioned she'd voted for him, upon which I mentioned I'd already donated money.
Ted looked me right in the eyes and gave a heartfelt Thank You.
I was not expecting that.
Somebody else said something, and being
When I said I'd donated money, I was not expecting to be thanked or patted on the back or anything else.
My intent was to let Ted know I'd thrown my support behind him.
What I should have said is, "No, on the contrary, thank you for loving this country enough to go through the excoriation of running for President. We really need you right now."
Thank You Ted.
* Speaking for myself. Belle was driving.......