An apology

CAROL: I just want to apologize for calling you an atheist last week, dear.
DEB: Oh, I understand. All's fair, I suppose.
CAROL: You know this next week we're painting you as "hobnobbing with lobbyists".
DEB: CAROL! What lobbyists do I "hobnob" with?
CAROL: Well... ME, Deb. We're hobnobbing right now.
DEB: Oh my, that IS true, isn't it?
CAROL: Yes, Tommy's in the bushes there snapping photos.
DEB: Hi Tommy! ... He's not waving back...