Most Americans will keep politics off Thanksgiving plate this year: poll

Most Americans will keep politics off Thanksgiving plate this year: poll


Nearly two-thirds of Americans have no appetite to talk turkey about politics this Thanksgiving

A Quinnipiac University poll released on Monday found that 66 percent of adults are “hoping to avoid” conversations about politics at the dinner table this year, a sentiment that includes most Democrats, Republicans and independents.

While 21 percent say they are “looking forward” to ​hashing out their political views while feasting on fixings, 68 percent of Republicans, 66 percent of Democrats and 69 percent of independents say they want to leave politics at the dining room door.

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The survey also found that nearly three-quarters of Americans (74 percent) said heated political debates among family or friends were “not so likely” or “not likely at all” compared to 24 percent

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