Whoever Wins, We Still Need to Cancel Thanksgiving
Huffington Post - 4 months
The question I posed over the phone to a relative was innocent enough: "Who are you voting for?"
"Trump," she replied, after a short pause. Perhaps the hesitancy stemmed from the fact that I didn't actually phrase the question as stated above. I believe my word-for-word query was, "I can't believe this psycho billionaire nutjob hasn't conceded. So, who are YOU voting for?"
Knowing her answer did not sit well with me, she gamely tried to change the subject. "Want to talk about Thanksgiving? Whose turn is it to host? Yours or mine?"
Ah, yes. Lost amid the mudslinging that has become Election 2016 is the perilous realization that, just 16 days after choosing our next president, Americans will gather around dining room tables, consume too much food accompanied by too much wine, and discuss current events.
Thanksgiving Day hosts, are you prepared? No, are you REALLY prepared? Will your table setting include a cellphone next to your water glass, with the local police on speed dial
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