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Obama Pardons Turkey, Makes Fun of His Own Talking Points

1:39 PM, Nov 25, 2009 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
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So, what's the verdict? A long-awaited moment of uncharacteristic self-deprecation? Or, politically tin-eared joke about fake jobs numbers in a time of high unemployment?

Either way, it's an admission that everyone knows the numbers are, indeed, nonsense:

"All told, I believe it's fair to say that we have saved or created four turkeys."

Non-partisan point alert: Look for a cute Daddy-daughter moment at around 6:15.