Obama Pardons National Tofurky®

Obama Pardons National Tofurky®
President Barack Obama has pardoned the 2012 National Thanksgiving Tofurky® in a ceremony in the Vegetable Garden on the South Lawn of the White House.

The mock-turkey vegetable roast will not be consumed by the First Family but will frolic with leftover arugula and endive from the presidential holiday meal in the Official White House Compost Heap.

Related:

“A Visual History of Presidents Petting Turkeys,” Elspeth Reeve, The Atlantic Wire

“PETA: Don’t Bother Pardoning That Turkey, Obama,” Slate

“President Obama Pardons Cobbler, the National Thanksgiving Turkey,” Megan Slack, White House Blog

“Obama on turkey pardon: ‘Nate Silver completely nailed it,’” Prachi Gupta, Salon

“Has the White House turkey pardon jumped the shark?” Peter Grier, Christian Science Monitor blog

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