Political Gabfest

Trump’s Not Worth Your Thanksgiving Dinner Conversation

So what should you talk about instead? Slate’s Political Gabfest has ideas.



In the Slate Plus bonus segment of Thursday’s edition of the Political Gabfest, hosts Emily Bazelon and David Plotz discuss why this election doesn’t have to shake up your Thanksgiving dinner.

Despite the current political climate, Emily wants to leave politics out of her family’s Thanksgiving get-together. Why? And if not politics, what are some alternative topics of conversation, instead?

Lastly, how can Thanksgiving traditions provide the solace we needed throughout the election?