Democracy and Bloodlust Meet in This Year's Turkey Pardoning Ritual

When I first came across the Thanksgiving turkey pardoning website sponsored by the White House, I thought, "This is a pageant of bloodlust that illustrates the brutality lurking within the heart of every man, woman and child." Then I saw that both will be saved — but, still, it feels pretty dystopian to save and… » 11/26/13 1:50pm 11/26/13 1:50pm