Watch As Gov. Whitmer Pardons A Thanksgiving Turkey

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer pardoned a turkey Monday ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, and she did so in a “punny” speech:

“For many Michiganders, the week before Thanksgiving is stuffed with holiday activities, meal prep, and time with family,” Whitmer said. “But before we gobble down our Thanksgiving meal and baste in the glow of family and friends, it’s important to take time to reflect on everything we are grateful for. Our family, friends, and loved ones, even though they might ruffle our feathers sometimes. Michigan’s health care professionals, armed service members, volunteers, and everyone who works hard to make our state better. I am proud to pardon Mitch E. Gander, and I wish every Michigander a great Thanksgiving.”

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