How’d you become a conservative?
I had my formative teenage years during Jimmy Carter’s presidency. If there’s anything that can get a person to focus on the good things that represent America, it’s living through that. We had two cars, one with an odd license plate and one with even license plate. Whichever car needed gas that day, I’d get a screwdriver, get down there, and switch the license plates. When I got to vote for the first time, I had to choose a party, and I said, “I want to be in whatever party Ronald Reagan is in.”
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