Elephants and Donkeys at the Dinner Table: How to Handle Political Differences Among Loved Ones

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Discussing politics with friends and family always has the potential to be awkward, but this political season, it can feel absolutely treacherous. In this hour, we want to hear how the election is affecting your relationships -- have you sworn not to discuss politics with certain friends? Have you had to delete family members from your Facebook feed? We've gathered a panel to share their stories and offer advice on how to handle political differences in personal relationships.


Amy Dickinson, author, "Ask Amy" advice column

Jennifer Conti, clinical assistant professor of obstetrics/gynecology, Stanford University

Dennis Tirch, psychologist and author, "The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Overcoming Anxiety"

Nick Swatek, Trump supporter from Marin County