People are rarely what they appear to be. This seems odd:
Even though I write about environmental issues a fair bit, I don't care much for nature, personally. Never go on strolls through the woods or hikes through the hills. The snippet of green space inside D.C. traffic circles is about as much as I can handle.
And this seems shocking:
He talks about the new house he's going to buy now that the kids are bigger and he's making money. He wants it to be in the country "” in the mountains maybe, with trees all around, a place where he can fish off his own dock. That would be ideal, your feet in the water and nothing in sight but trees. The truth is, blankety blank really loves nature.