Wilson recounted in his November 10 "Life" section column:
My dad was still alive and sitting in the living room.- Brent Baker is Vice President for Research and Publications at the Media Research Center. Click here  to follow him on Twitter.
She just stared at me for a moment. "Please don't tell your father this," she said. "It'll kill him."
And so I lived the life of a closeted Democrat and Dad lived for several more years.
He never asked, and I never told.