What is the meaning of dinner table politics?
Dinner table politics means exactly what it says. People debate
generally over politics and, in fact, it's bad manners! The dinner
table is no place to talk about politics or debate any subject.
Years ago wealthy people would eat dinner and then the men
(generally) would retire to the library or den and have their
cigars, drink port and discuss war or politics. Although women are
certainly more out spoken regarding politics it's quite acceptable
in this modern age to have dinner, leave the table and go into the
front room area or a recreational area and speak about politics or