President Obama pardoned two turkeys today — no, not Joe Biden and the stimulus.
Looks like Obama even tried to “fist bump” one of the birds that was flown in from California, but the turkey wasn’t having any of that — I think the bird’s still ticked at having its giblets violated by the TSA:
Video via HAP:
The other option besides a full pardon was to give the turkeys a trial in a civil court before subjecting them to the dinner table.
Obama didn’t come by this decision lightly:
Obama Outlines Moral, Philosophical Justifications For Turkey Pardon