"ha ha of course!"
smile, laugh an appropriate amount. dont look at the floor.
"of course I'm coming!"
just smile. laugh. dont get too drunk in the bathroom trying to numb yourself. its fine.
"they're the worst!" your other coworker from sri lanka chimes in. they high five.
they look at you.
just laugh. you're at work.
"Yeah well it's just my opin-"
"You know Owen, I'm an immigrant. Lots of your coworkers are immigrants. This really isn't what our company is about."
"Can you believe some people actually vote republican?"
"It's just a failure of our education system."
"Should they even be [allowed] to vote?"
"What do you think, Owen?"
everyone is looking at you.