In the wake of a contentious election, some are dreading holiday gatherings

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.

Unless the topic of politics comes up at your holiday dinner.

In the wake of this year’s election, many people are dreading the thought of sitting across from family and friends who voted differently than they did.

The New York Times profiled several people who changed their Thanksgiving plans to avoid having to get together with family and discuss differing political views.

One woman in Spokane, Wash., called off Thanksgiving with her mother and brother.

A Boulder, Colo., man canceled his Christmas plans with his family in Texas.

And a Chicago woman decided to move her wedding so her fiance’s grandmother and aunt, strong Trump supporters from Florida, could not attend.

You can read the article here, then head over to our Facebook page to let us know what you think. Has the presidential election caused you to change your holiday plans? Todd Meany might read your comments on Fox 8 News from 6:30 – 9 a.m.