One could almost describe it as a scene from a movie as my large extended family wrapped up Thanksgiving dinner and sat around the table talking.
When there were still empty stomachs the conversation was more small talk but as bellies filled with food and a few spirits it would always turn into a very spirited and sometimes heated debate. As soon as someone mentioned politics the mood of the room would quickly change.
After about an hour, people were mad at each other and this was usually the sign for some to go home while others continued to talk deep into the evening.
Growing up this was...