Random Nuclear Strikes points us to one of the many reasons why they are known as "The Stupid Party".
And, like he says, "...Elder would be a little rowdy and carry no water that wasn’t his own." That had to be the clincher.
Now there's your real pollution, Sheila, too blasted many people-per million are professional busybodies and dogooders who believe everything tastes better if they piddle in it! -- L. Neil Smith