Etiquette Rules For Talking About Politics

The midterm elections have come and gone and the holidays are fast approaching. Even if you don't want it to happen a political conversation is bound to happen at one or more of your family gatherings. So how should you talk about it?

Did you know there are political etiquette rules that go back over 800 years? Mental Floss put together a list of 8 Centuries-Old Rules For Talking Politics. These are going to come in handy before you decide to chime in with your aunts and uncles across the Thanksgiving dinner table. 

  1. Educate Yourself Before You Open Your Mouth
  2. Know Where You Stand
  3. Don't be a know it all
  4. Know when to change the subject
  5. Stay cool
  6. Don't criticize politicians if there are politicians present 

See the full list at Mental Floss and remember, stay civil!

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