Wednesday, November 26, 2003

A Thousand Pardons 

Thanksgiving is a great holiday. One that is uniquely American, and totally (well almost) non-commercial in nature. It's also full of great traditions like getting together with family and friends, overeating with great abandon, throwing the ol' pigskin around the yard, and expressing thanks for all that life brings us.

But one of the most ridiculous traditions of the season has got to be the annual Presidential Pardon of the Turkey. According to a Whitehouse press release, here's how it went:

What is the point of this, other than a photo-op for the President? I think this is one traditional that should be shot and stuffed.
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