…you may be the family member everyone wants to avoid (and not your obnoxious uncle).
Is it really that difficult to talk about these issues with people who don’t share your perspective? Are urban young professionals so divorced from other segments of the broader community that they are unable of engaging in these discussions without assuming their family is a bunch of ignorant idiots? Have I asked enough rhetorical questions?
I plan to go about my Thanksgiving conversations in a different manner. After drinking more than my share of wine, I will find a way to relate every conversation back to the genius of Ray Davies. What does “You Really Got Me” tell us about the rise of Donald Trump? What foreign policy lessons can be discerned from The Village Green Preservation Society? That will endear me to the lot.