“Aren’t I Gonna Get A Reputation For Being Soft On Turkeys?”

Later this afternoon, President Obama will pardon the White House turkey, so in honor of that, President Barlett wants to make sure we’re clear on the law:

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Doug Mataconis
About Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis held a B.A. in Political Science from Rutgers University and J.D. from George Mason University School of Law. He joined the staff of OTB in May 2010 and contributed a staggering 16,483 posts before his retirement in January 2020. He passed far too young in July 2021.


  1. John Peabody says:

    Doug, forgive my snark on the alliteration in the Thanksgiving shopping story. This clip is what let me to watch the entire “West Wing” series, and seeing the clip here every year is a treat. Happy Holidays, OTB!