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Free bird: Thanksgiving turkey pardons

By: Catie Leary on Nov. 16, 2009, 5:46 a.m.
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When turkeys attack

Despite the apparent absurdity of politicians pardoning turkeys, it still might not be a bad idea. After all, considering everything else people put turkeys through, we could stand to build up a little goodwill in case they ever rise up against us, à la the scene below featuring genetically engineered turkeys in the "South Park" Thanksgiving special, "Starvin' Marvin." (Watch the full episode here.)