This was exactly Nolan's response when I suggested that his attitude reeked of racism.
Like so many men with the no-Asians dating and hooking-up policies, Nolan hid behind the old "That's just my preference" excuse.
He compared his not being attracted to Asians to his preferring men over women.
I let that one slide because it was such a ridiculous argument.
Ms Yu said she was cautiously optimistic about the bill, with 54 of Taiwan's 113 politicians sitting in the Legislative Yuan – one of the five branches of the Island nation's government – backing marriage equality.