Usually as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, we’re hit with many articles from media outlets about “how to discuss politics with your Trump-supporting uncle” or similar takes.

The CDC is trying to make that problem go completely away by simply recommending not hosting family for Thanksgiving, or at least getting together virtually. Why? COVID-19, of course:

Republican Rep. Andy Biggs kicks things off:

Do you get the feeling some government officials are getting a little too used to enjoying the feeling of control? In any case, their recommendation isn’t going over very well:

So that sounds like a “no” for a whole lot of people.