Gifts for Political Junkies

BlogHer Original Post

The Politics of Shopping

Nov. 23, 2012 - Cincinnati, OHIO, USA - Black Friday day shopper's line up in the TV department of the Colerain Twp Bust Buy store. On Friday November 23, 2012 to buy TV's that are on Sale for Christmas shoppers a little after the store open at Midnight at the Cincinnati ,Ohio area store. (Credit Image: © Ernest Coleman/

And maybe you just want to give your loved ones more practical items that they need or want. Check out the party leanings of the stores where you shop. Some of the biggest retailers display a decided blue or red bent.

Does politics play a role in your holiday gift giving? Share your suggestions with us!

News and Politics Editor Grace Hwang Lynch blogs at HapaMama and A Year (Almost) Without Shopping.


In order to comment on, you'll need to be logged in. You'll be given the option to log in or create an account when you publish your comment. If you do not log in or create an account, your comment will not be displayed.