Andrew Wilson, writer and contributor, The American Prospect and The Weekly Standard
Paul Saffo, managing director of foresight, Discern Analytics
Amy Dickinson, syndicated columnist, Chicago Tribune
Conventional wisdom advises against talking about politics at family gatherings, but that's often unrealistic. With the turbulent race for president and the roiling Occupy protests — not to mention the usual politics of food, football and in-laws — some discussion guidelines can be helpful.