Beg your pardon?
When Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin visited a poultry farm in November 2008 to pardon a turkey, it was a mostly unremarkable photo-op. Afterward, however, Palin unwittingly helped create a morbidly amusing viral video by giving a three-minute interview to a local TV station, apparently unaware that unpardoned turkeys were being slaughtered in the background. See the clip below, but be warned — even with the goriest parts blurred out, it's still not for the faint of heart: