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Dana Perino: My Thanksgiving Do's And Don'ts For Talking Politics Around The Table

Dana Perino: My Thanksgiving Do's And Don'ts For Talking Politics Around The Table

By Dana Perino, Fox News

Editor's note: Fox News' Dana Perino, co-host of "The Five" and a weekly guest on Fox Business Channel's "Kennedy" shares her do's and don'ts with Fox News Opinion this week on how to gracefully navigate conversations about politics at the Thanksgiving table. Our Thanksgiving tip? Print this out and tuck it into your pocket as you prepare to enjoy Thursday's feast.

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· Do go in prepared. Have more facts than your crazy Uncle Mac.

· Do practice conversation stranger danger (if you’re sitting next to someone you don’t know, start with easy topics like the weather and football -- don’t launch into your thoughts about 2016)

· Do seek common ground -- find a way to say, “we agree, that’s a great point, I see your point of view.” It takes the sting out of when you drop the atomic elbow with your best point

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