How many governors pardon turkeys before Thanksgiving? On TV? Not many, I can assure you.
How many governors who pardon turkeys before Thanksgiving, manage to get a weird YouTube of the unpardoned turkeys, being whacked and/or bled out in the background, posted and viral within minutes? Uh, how about one.
Guess which one? Turkey, meet Dodo:
Here's the Anchorage Daily News fluff version:
Here's some of the the raw footage:
The raw footage version has (as of 11:40 p.m. Thursday) gotten 1,617 comments at Huffington Post, and 82,048 views at YouTube. It is titled at YouTube as "KTUU 2008 Sarah Palin Turkey Interview," but I can't find such raw footage at KTUU.
Update - Friday 10:30 a.m: 3,411 comments at HuffPo and 479,348 views at YouTube
Update - 4:45 p.m: 4,126 comments at Huffpo (slowing down), but 1,020,418 views at YouTube
Update - Saturday 11:00 a.m: 4,904 at Huffpo, 1,683,897 at YouTube