Twitter Users Want to Help You! #HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner
Thanksgiving dinner is always awkward, at least somewhat. Your grandma is either trying to set you up with someone’s niece, or you have to explain, yet again, why no, you still didn’t get that promotion. And that’s the best case scenario. This year, someone at your table is going to bring up the election. And if your table is anything like the country we live in, you aren’t all going to agree.
Enter the hashtag, #HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner. It’s been trending on Twitter and plenty of users of the social media platform have advice for getting out of some of those awkward conversations. Here are some of the best Tweets:
Threaten to discuss Grandma’s sex life if anyone says “Trump” or “Clinton.”
— Coliseum Sewage (@ColiseumSewage) November 23, 2016
“If anyone mentions politics tonight I swear I’ll play this video of Kanye West’s greatest rants” #HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner
— Steve Redmond (@sjredmond) November 23, 2016
Move to the kids’ table. #HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner
— 69🦄 (@athleducated) November 23, 2016
#HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner put pot in the brownies for dessert.
— Regina Spacola (@gigirules7) November 23, 2016
Change the subject to your siblings failures #HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner
— Lisa Lemon (@mseric) November 23, 2016
#HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner bring up something less controversial, like religion.
— That Skinny Guy (@Billy_Pentz) November 23, 2016
#HowToAvoidPoliticsAtDinner move to a cave in the woods, befriend a bear, and then let him eat you.
— darrin stevens (@soonerspride85) November 23, 2016
Or… you could just stay home.
— Keebler sidejob (@kauffeemann) November 23, 2016
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