First: Every year, without fail, someone posts a guide about how to talk to your nutjob uncle about Trump on Thanksgiving. Here’s my guide: don’t. Make it a rule to not talk politics or religion at the dinner table. There are plenty of other topics, especially if it’s a family gathering. Is it only a Dakota/small town thing that most family gatherings mainly involve talk about family and friends? My parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles could talk for hours about former neighbors, what distant nephews and nieces are doing, etc.
And, if Uncle Joe won’t shut up about politics, disinvite him and tell poor Aunt Sara that he’s run off to Fire Lake.
Second: Erin Ryan is absolutely fucking right about this: