He said comfortingly "I'd burn them before they could burn you."
I'm not actually into burning anyone, but it was sweet of him to offer.
He didn't show any sign of wanting to take it further, but you never know, and at least I've brought it to his attention. He attends the Synod and is well-informed and stuff. Plus, he's in a different electorate from me, so hey, wider range of politicians nagged if he does decide to write or do something.