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Marco Rubio, other GOP candidates show how they would pardon a turkey

Sen. Marco Rubio shows how he would pardon a turkey.

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Sen. Marco Rubio shows how he would pardon a turkey.



A presidential tradition this time of year is the pardoning of a turkey. 

President Barack Obama actually pardoned two on Wednesday. Their names are Honest and Abe.

Not to be outdone, three of the Republican presidential candidates showed their poultry pardoning techniques in a comic video on the news website IJReview. 

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio says in the video, "And so if I am president this is the turkey that I would pick. Otherwise well behaved... really has not done anything that would cause us to frown upon her."

Later he tells the turkey, "I hope you won't grow upset at me, but we roast one in the normal way, and the others, we fry them."

He then offers a bit of advice: Never fry a frozen turkey. It doesn't end well.

Also in the video are Carly Fiorina and Ben Carson. 

[Last modified: Wednesday, November 25, 2015 7:29pm]


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