One of the good things about the holidays is that families are drawn together to celebrate. One of the bad things about the holidays is that families are drawn together to celebrate. You'll not find deeper love nor deeper ideological divisions in any other association, which is why many people anticipate these gatherings with both longing and trepidation.
It's also safe to say that many reading this consider themselves to be very well-informed, and with good reason. And you probably have a low tolerance for the meme-spouting, mean-spirited types who love to place the blame for the world's problems smack on the shoulders of those who suffer the most and are least responsible for said problems. Every family has a few of these types, but instead of arguing with them or clenching your teeth and ignoring them, there's a third thing that I'd like you to try, and it may just help both of you see better.