6 Ironically Political Ways to End a Political Conversation
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6 Ironically Political Ways to End a Political Conversation

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6 Ironically Political Ways to End a Political Conversation
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We all have those friends in our inner circles that pride themselves on being overly-political -- especially if you go to school in Washington, D.C. Do not get me wrong, there is nothing wrong with being political, but sometimes these conversations are too much to handle during a friendly lunch or on the way to class. There comes a time when talking politics is just not what you're in the mood for. Here are 6 ways to avoid these conversations with ease.

The Donald Trump Method
Tell your friend you support Donald Trump and his sexy hair style. Also, mention you switching up your hair to match the 2016 Presidential candidate's unique do. This method will more than likely cause your friend to recall how Trump's hair looks vaguely like a guinea pig, corn or a cat.


SNL or Bust
Saturday Night Live is always a great conversation starter. Bring up how you loved Tina Fey's impersonation of Sarah Palin, which still keeps the conversation focused on politics. It just makes the conversation mutually funny and lends a way to parodic laugh about it, which takes away the tension of real-life politics.

One Layer at A Time
Ah, the Onion. Because it is a satirical news source, your best bet is to rave about a crazy article from the Onion and pretend it is a real-life, pressing issue.Your friend will either roll with it and get side-tracked from their previous conversation or laugh at you for being so silly.

Hunt & Fish with the VP
Low and behold: Dick Cheney. Former Vice President of the United States, Cheney has been subjected to countless punchlines, late-night television jokes and online parodies. Mention how you would like to go hunting with Good Ole Dick and you'll more than likely get some gasps from your friend as they stop ranting to process what you said.

It's a Ruff Life
President Obama is known to spend a lot of time with his two dogs, Bo and Sunny. Another great way to change the conversation is to mention how those two dogs are closer to running the United States than most people ever will be. Maybe Obama should take Presidential advice from Bo and Sunny more often.


Dab With Hillary!

In all seriousness, Hillary Clinton's email scandal may be great to rant about, but her dabbing abilities are off the charts. Ellen DeGenerous hosted Clinton and somehow got the Presidential hopeful to dab on live television. Laughing at this instance is a sure fire way to side track the conversation. Should it become a law that Presidents must dab when they are sworn in?

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