Mr. Poll: "Yeah, I need to make an appointment with Dr. Grumpy."
Mary: "Certainly. We can see you on Friday, or..."
Mr. Poll: "Hang on. Did he vote Republican or Democrat in last week's election?"
Mary: "I don't know. That's his business."
Mr. Poll: "I refuse to make an appointment until I know which side he's on."
Mary: "That's his private business."
Mr. Poll: "Goodbye, then." (hangs up).