Conway approached the Face of Everyman more on his own behalf than his narrow constituency. He had learned that an ear mark in the new tax bill would place a tariff on out of state Crawdad tails and offshore farmed garden slugs. Many locals in Ward 3 of the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa relied upon “C” to maintain the status quo. Could “E” bring pressure to quash this onerous and unwarranted tax grab? On this volatile subject the venerable sage remained mute as he was often wont to do.