FLASHBACK: Greatest Turkey Pardoning Disaster in U.S. Political History Featuring Sarah Palin

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FLASHBACK:  Greatest Turkey Pardoning Disaster in U.S. Political History Featuring Sarah Palin (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey)

FLASHBACK: The greatest turkey pardoning disaster in U.S. politics featured John McCain’s bold vice presidential pick former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

Fresh off a shellacking by then-candidate Barack Obama and his running mate Joe Biden in 2008, Sarah Palin headed to a Wasilla turkey farm to pardon a local bird, which is a common practice among governors. What made it hilarious was that while she delivered her prepared message, which was being videotaped, a man behind her decapitated turkey after turkey, even looking up towards her and the camera.

Watch Sarah Palin make a fool of herself, as usual:

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Janet Shan is a freelance journalist, blogger and social media consultant. Janet specializes in political and social commentary, as well as business writing. She is the founder and managing editor of the Hinterland Gazette. She is putting the finishing touches on her new novel, a mystery based in the hills on Montego Bay, Jamaica.