I hopped a bus from Georgetown to Dupont Circle Saturday night with a group of about eight friends.
A couple I don't know well was sitting behind me. The boyfriend tapped me on the shoulder halfway through the bus ride. I turned around. The conversation was in whispers:
Him: Hey, I hear you're one of us!
ME: I'm not sure what you mean.
Him: Umm, a little bit right of center?
ME: Heck yes. Some say I'm more than a little right of center. I didn't know there were any of us around here.
Girlfriend: Shhhh, we're incognito.
Conservatives are getting prouder and prouder, but I think being proud in Georgetown may be a few years off yet. Of course, knowing you're not alone is the first step.