Tougher than dry turkey? How Hburg residents plan to tackle awkward political discussions this Thanksgiving

Video produced by Ian Munro

Thanksgiving dinner for some families doesn’t just involve occasionally competing over turkey legs or the wishbone. It can mean fighting over Donald Trump and Nancy Pelosi, immigration policy and climate change, CNN and Fox News.

Then again, no matter how uncomfortable your Thanksgiving might seem, other families will have even more awkward territory to navigate, like the Goodlattes when soon-to-be-retired Congressman Bob Goodlatte and his son, Bobby, talk about this fall’s race to replace the elder Goodlatte — or the Gosar family in Arizona when Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar meets up with his six siblings who urged voters to support their brother’s opponent.

Around here though, Harrisonburg residents told The Citizen they have some strategies to navigate those touchy political topics this Thanksgiving:

[wpvideo peBl5CXO]

Ending Va creeper logo

Scroll to the top of the page

Hosting & Maintenance by eSaner

Thanks for reading The Citizen!

We’re glad you’re enjoying The Citizen, winner of the 2022 VPA News Sweepstakes award as the best online news site in Virginia! We work hard to publish three news stories every week, and depend heavily on reader support to do that.