Is this picture “demeaning and racist”?
Have a safe and happy holiday, everyone.
This time it’s President Bush on the hot seat. You see, after the 61 years it’s been in practice, someone has finally figured out that the Thanksgiving tradition of the President pardoning a turkey right before he goes to eat one, is “a charade”, and by God, he’s called the President out on it:
Questioned about the apparent hypocrisy of the practice, White House spokesman Scott Stanzel was unruffled. “You should try your hand at open mic night at the Laugh Factory,” said Stanzel. He promised he would attend the performance.
The Humane Society isn’t amused:
Humane Society Calls the Tradition ‘Ludicrous’
“This is one of those ludicrous traditions that lays bare many of our contradictions towards animals,” said Wayne Pacelle, president of the Humane Society of the United States.
A spokesman for president-elect Barack Obama declined to comment on the matter.
What do you want to bet that the humor impaired Obama ends the practice?