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What’s Your ‘Political Strategy’ For The Dinner Table This Thanksgiving?




Thanksgiving dinner has increasingly become associated with difficult family conversations, often over politics.
Thanksgiving dinner has increasingly become associated with difficult family conversations, often over politics.
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The Thanksgiving holiday is quickly approaching and many families will sit down to feast and give thanks. Maybe the night will bring loving and pleasant conversation, but more than likely, for a lot of families, it will lead to turmoil as relatives fire political insults across the table faster than they pass the stuffing. 

A growing number of people find it “stressful and frustrating” to talk about politics with people they disagree with, according to the Pew Research Center. But political controversy is as timely as ever this Thanksgiving as the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump moves to the House Judiciary Committee. It might be more difficult to keep your opinions to yourself this year, although there are tips out there for how to limit or avoid the political talk. There are also suggestions on how to cut through the awkwardness, in addition to your turkey, and talk about the important issues while still enjoying your family. 

We want to know what your “political strategy” is going into the holiday festivities. Are you planning to share your opinions? How do you plan to keep it peaceful? Are you doing things differently than in years past because of the divisive nature of today’s political climate? Join the conversation by calling 866-893-5722.