At the White House today, President Obama quipped that it “feels pretty good to stop at least one ‘shellacking’ this November” as he continued a weird presidential tradition of pardoning turkeys for Thanksgiving in this case, two 21-week-olds named Apple and Cider. Approximately 46 million other turkeys who were not pardoned will be devoured tomorrow.
You know, they talk about people of color. I’m a person of color. I’m white. I’m an Anglo Saxon. People say things all the time. But I don’t get offended.