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Dont white lives matter?

 
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President Obama "pardoned" two turkeys.
IMO "pardon" indicates some crime or offence. What did these turkeys do wrong?
Obama is black and turkeys are white. Is it a case of racial prejudging? Don't White Lives Matter?  
Discuss.

 
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:turkeys are white.





Hmmm.... brown, tan, gray, blue, red, but not much white.









(yes, I know that there are white turkeys too )
 
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Damn!
In my defence, never having seen a live turkey myself, I was going by what I saw in the news

 
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Bear Bibeault wrote:. . . (yes, I know that there are white turkeys too )

But they are not fit to eat.

A real live turkey changes colour; its wattles change from pink to blue and back in a few seconds. So it is uncertain what colour it is. But not as uncertain as for octopuses or chameleons.
 
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Plus a turkey has white meat and dark meat. Diversity!

Mmm. Turkey.
 
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And anyway if people didn't eat turkeys, then those white turkeys would never have lived. So clearly their lives do matter.
 
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Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Mmm. Turkey.



It was delicious!

 
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@Bear
Looks delicious. Yum.
What's that red round thing on the turkey? Temperature indicator? Unless it's a ruby ring  
 
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Maneesh Godbole wrote:
What's that red round thing on the turkey? Temperature indicator?


Yeah, it's a useless popup temp thing. I just ignore it and use a real thermometer.
 
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