Thanksgiving is the rare occasion when Americans of differing political backgrounds all come together around the table. Here, then, is a list of guidelines on how to win your political discussion, no matter what side you’re on:
1) Don’t try to persuade your opponent. America is divided into three groups: Progressives, conservatives and a broad swath of people in the middle who just aren’t paying attention. Your goal is not to win over someone who fundamentally disagrees with you -- that’s as unlikely as them winning you over to their position -- but rather to convince the people who don’t usually pay attention to current events that you’re right and the other side is nuts.
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