Presidential turkey pardon: when does this completely tasteless tradition stop?

25 Nov

The ha-ha in this is based on the unfunny truth that the United States is the only somewhat advanced country that still practices barbaric capital punishment. Is that funny?

I can’t believe more people don’t find it revolting.

President Trump pardoned a turkey named Peas during the annual ceremony at the White House in 2018. Credit…Tom Brenner for The New York Times

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