Quips Salon's Alex Pareene, "That's Ben Nelson, U.S. senator and grown-up. He knows about the holograms."
"I've never used an ATM, so I don't know what the fees are," Nelson said, adding that he gets his cash from bank tellers, just not automatic ones. "It's true, I don't know how to use one."
"But I could learn how to do it just like I've ... I swipe to get my own gas, buy groceries. I know about the holograms."
By "holograms," Nelson clarified that he meant the bar codes on products read by automatic scanners in the checkout lanes at stores such as Lowe's and Menard's.