Survival Guide: Election Talk On Thanksgiving 2016
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Survival Guide: Election Talk On Thanksgiving 2016

How to change the subject when political talk arises at the dinner table.

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Survival Guide: Election Talk On Thanksgiving 2016

It is clearly evident on everyone’s Facebook feed that this election year has been anything but nice. We saw everything from lighthearted political memes to hardcore election analysis debates under comment sections. This election has managed to have some question their friends and family on social media, so it's no surprise that political talk will be a hot topic at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Luckily, since 2016 has been such a hot mess, there are a myriad of other topics worthy of being a subject changer!

1. Steve Harvey messing up Miss Universe 2015

*This indeed happened December 2015, but technically did affect 2016 (plus, the Steve Harvey memes are far from over).


2. How texts are more fun on IOS 10 (warning: your uncle may ask you to help him with the new update).


3. One word: Harambe

Unless of course someone at the table voted for him.


4. Hurricane Matthew

Let's not forget the circulation of that, rather blunt, meteorologist.


5. Vine

If you all together want to leave the adult's table, just go talk to your little cousin about Vine shutting down the app.


6. Pokemon Go

Never a better time to whip out the good ol' binder of pokemon cards.


7. Kim Kardashian's Paris robbery

Keeping up with the Kardashians Thanksgiving style.


8. Bring up any new show from Netflix

Be careful with spoilers here if you've already binged on all available episodes.


9. JLO and Marc Anthony

That kiss at this year’s Latin Grammys is sure to stir up some conversation because everyone has that aunt that probably secretly runs TMZ.


10. If all else fails, just sit back and wait until the political talk is over

Because patience is a virtue.


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