It’s never too early for liberals to be given guidance on how to have civil interactions with their relatives and friends on Thanksgiving, because, Lord knows, they need someone to teach them how to act like adults
Thanksgiving is coming around the corner and for some this means acorn-adorned centerpieces, turkey, pumpkin pie and warm family memories.
For others it means screaming matches with out-of-touch grandpas who confidently exert that global warming is a hoax and mutter racist comments under their breath.
It’s easy for the holidays to lose their luster when you can’t even finish your sweet potato casserole without wanting to chuck your plate at your uncle. And regardless of your political beliefs, this year’s election could bring out the worst in anyone.
In order to avoid World War III from breaking out in your living room, here are some tips on how to stay sane and give your vocal chords a break during Thanksgiving with the family.
The lists are exactly what you expect. How to act civil. How to play a drinking game with yourself during the day if someone messes with your safe space. What topics to shift everyone too. And how to bring everyone into your little safe space world. Go read.
Most importantly, remember that a presidential term lasts four years, but family lasts forever. Try and look past the topics that divide you and remember what Thanksgiving is all about! (Minus the whole land-stealing, genocide thing).