Thursday, November 24, 2005

President Pardons Turkey Named Scooter

A News Parody

Datline Washington- In a bizarre twist on the traditional practice of the presidents pardoning a turkey for Thanksgiving. President George W. Bush has granted a full and offical pardon to former vice-presidental chief of staff I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby. A representative of the White House legal office defended the action, which was announced Teusday, as being both proper and legal. White House Press Secretary Scott McClellan also defended the pardon during his Thanksgiving eve briefing, stating that the Presidents actions in the matter fit with the spirit of the traditional holiday exercise in that Mr. Libby is considerd in many quarters to be in fact a turkey.


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