This evening, I had the pleasure of attending a terrorism conference, sponsored by the excellent Civitas Institute. Towards the end of the event, vice president Francis DeLuca approached a side microphone.
Moderator Marc Rotterman, noticing DeLuca, commented that since "you paid for this microphone..." the mic is yours.
Naturally, your blogger clapped and cheered. Regrettably, she was met with stares and silence.
Thus, in the interest of public education, here is the origination of the comment from the man himself: