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Wanting to spend one’s whole life at the kid’s table

November 25th, 2015 | No Comments

‘Tis the time of year, where families and friends congregate in this fair country to give thanks, to celebrate our many blessings, to feast in abundance, and to put up with a modicum of aggravation.

Yes, everybody has obnoxious relatives that vary in their degree of irksomeness, and over the years we learn how to put up with/avoid/ignore them, but now the DNC, in its brilliance, is coming up with actual political strategy to add to the mix:

Notice how it’s specifically addressed to “your Republican uncle”, since we all know that any senior member of the Republican patriarchy is fair game, lest we inflame the rest of the population with micro-aggressions during their holiday repast. And what better way to reduce your kin to a cliche than to show Grumpy Cat?

Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it,” right?

But I digress.

If you go to Your Republican Uncle [dot] com – go ahead and knock yourself out, I’m not linking to it more – it welcomes you (if I may misuse the word) with,

The holiday season is filled with food, traveling, and lively discussions with Republican relatives about politics sometimes laced with statements that are just not true. Here are the most common myths spouted by your family members who spend too much time listening to Rush Limbaugh and the perfect response to each of them.

Nothing like disrespecting your brainless Limbaugh-spouting Republican elders to guarantee a lot of media attention, myself included.

Ace, who I have met in the past and is a very intelligent, very well-read guy, gave it some thought and came up with a brilliant and very funny post on Thanksgivingmanship: Your Guide to Surviving The Progressive Imbeciles Who Have Spent a Week Cramming on How to Survive You.

Now, I don’t have one half of Ace’s brains, so I have a simpler proposal:


The younger the kids, the better.

For as long as they persist, keep them there, for the rest of their lives if necessary.

And enjoy a blessed and happy Thanksgiving celebration.

Fausta Rodriguez Wertz writes on U.S. and Latin American politics, news, and culture at Fausta’s Blog

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