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Peace, turkey pardoned by President Obama last Thanksgiving, euthanized

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Washington — Peace, one of two turkeys pardoned by President Obama last year, was euthanized Monday, according to an official who insisted the timing of the death – days before the Thanksgiving holiday – was not suspicious.

Rebecca Aloisi, vice president for marketing at the Mount Vernon Estate, confirmed that Peace had been dead after a weekend “illness.” But Aloise knew neither the nature of the illness, the manner of death, nor what had been done with the remains of the large, edible bird.

“I appreciate where you’re going with this,” Aloisi told CNN. “But I assure you that these birds are extremely well cared for.” The decision to euthanize the bird was made by a veterinarian in consultation with Mount Vernon’s livestock department, she said.

Peace had served as the understudy for Liberty, another turkey, at the 2011 pardoning ceremony by President Obama. Obama chose to pardon both birds to spare them from the fate of the plate.

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  1. cfm990

    November 23rd, 2012

    Please send gravy and mashed potatoes in lieu of flowers.

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  2. F.D.R. in Hell

    November 23rd, 2012

    OK, I’ll say it…

    Figures – he was white. :evil:

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  3. Ricky

    November 23rd, 2012

    You’ve heard of the Midas touch..
    Well, the Obama touch either kills or depletes anything that he touches and it usually turns to shit.

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  4. Houston

    November 23rd, 2012

    How fitting.

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  5. Irish

    November 23rd, 2012

    Peace is dead.

    Sounds like the US economy

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  6. Bad Brad

    November 23rd, 2012

    Irish, You think the economy looks dead now, just wait until the end of January. Full Rigor will be setting in about then.

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  7. Carlos The Jackal

    November 23rd, 2012

    “Peace” was traded to an American-Indian family for their dog, “Killerdrone.”

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  8. Ten Megaton

    November 23rd, 2012

    Guess what is waiting for us.

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  9. Tracy

    November 23rd, 2012

    He Just Don’t Really Give A Fu_ck!
    The physical comedy of his pardon routine involved him making a faux sign of the cross…left handed…MORON.

    Not the first turkey he’ll pardon, sure as s#¡+ won’t be the last!

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  10. Tracy

    November 23rd, 2012

    BTW…They got euthanized anyway!

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  11. Milwaukee Mike

    November 23rd, 2012

    I thought the headline was a progress report on The One’s foreign policies.

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  12. norman einstein

    November 23rd, 2012

    Peace is dead.

    Can Liberty be far behind?

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  13. Wyatt, Insensitive Progressive Jerk

    November 23rd, 2012

    Tasteful, and tasty funeral services were held Thursday.

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  14. mossberg12gal

    November 23rd, 2012

    anybody else think obama is eyeing the turkey’s large pecker?? uhhh, beak??

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  15. Nutjob

    November 23rd, 2012

    Looks like another victim of Obamacare, instead of the vet curing the turkey, Barry and Sebelius’s HHS death panel decided it would be too costly to allow peace to live.

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  16. Nutjob

    November 23rd, 2012

    Had this been a dog, I would say there is something fishey and timely about its death.
    But then again if it was a dog, It wouldn’t have been pardoned and would’ve been right next to the mashed potatos and gravy at Barrys thanksgiving dinner.

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  17. Nutjob

    November 23rd, 2012

    What once was a healthy white turkey, is now dead from an infection from being touched by pure evil.

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  18. simply enraged

    November 23rd, 2012

    Another press coverup! Other sources claim that as soon as the press turned their collective backs, Moochie snatched and devoured the turkey whole while complaining about the American poultry industry. The SS agents simply were too slow…

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  19. scr_north

    November 23rd, 2012

    Well, in fairness the turkey had contracted HIV but nobody seems to want to ask from whom. It was the humane thing to do.

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  20. Eleanor in Hell

    November 23rd, 2012

    I’d recommend getting the entire flock out of the White House.
    :evil:

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