Barack Obama pardons last turkey with 'corny-copia' of jokes

Nov 25, 2016, 09:03 IST | Agencies

‘Malia and Sasha, by the way, are thankful that this is my final presidential turkey pardon. What I haven’t told them yet is that we are going to do this every year from now on. No cameras. Just us. Every year. No way I’m cutting this habit cold turkey

‘Malia and Sasha, by the way, are thankful that this is my final presidential turkey pardon. What I haven’t told them yet is that we are going to do this every year from now on. No cameras. Just us. Every year. No way I’m cutting this habit cold turkey.’

‘As I do, I want to take a moment to recognise the brave turkeys who weren't so lucky, who didn't get to ride the gravy train to freedom who met their fate with courage and sacrifice – and proved that they weren't chicken’

‘We should also make sure everyone has something to eat on Thanksgiving. Of course, except the turkeys, because they're already stuffed.’

‘When somebody at your table tells you that you've been hogging all of the side dishes, you can't have any more, I hope that you respond with a creed that sums up the spirit of a hungry people: ‘Yes, we can’

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