Donald Trump made sad impeachment jokes as he pardoned turkeys Bread & Butter

Trumps Present 2019 National Thanksgiving Turkey

During the Obama administration, I used to look forward to the presidential turkey pardon every year. President Obama looked forward to it too – it was one of the few times during the year that he could coax (or guilt-trip) his daughters into doing an “official appearance” with him. Malia and Sasha always looked liked they were under duress for how deeply uncool their dad was, especially as Obama insisted on making speeches full of turkey puns and dad jokes. It was a simpler time. And it was always so much fun.

Unfortunately, Donald Trump has sucked all of the fun out of the completely silly “turkey pardon” exercise. This is a “gimme” for all presidents: a moment of silliness, of levity, an easy way to look fun and normal and relatable for a president mired in bad news. Somehow, Trump can’t do it. He can’t just stand there and deliver some mediocre turkey jokes and pose jovially with a turkey. He looks pained and he acts pained. Possibly because of that mysterious “first phase” of his “physical,” huh? Isn’t it weird that Trump has barely done much of anything since two Saturdays ago? Reportedly, he’s been “working” from the residence a lot too.

Anyway, Trump pardoned this year’s turkeys, Bread and Butter, at the White House. He actually started a horrible new tradition a few years ago: the Turkey Pardon Molestation. He finds a way to get behind the turkey and then he gropes the turkey from behind. He’s done this three years in a row. It’s disturbing.

Here’s his sad un-bigly speech.

An Obama palate cleanser.

Trumps Present 2019 National Thanksgiving Turkey

Trumps Present 2019 National Thanksgiving Turkey

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  1. L84Tea says:

    I love the names Bread and Butter. That’s all I’ve got.

    • Tootsie McJingle says:

      I think it was Volatile Mermaid on Twitter who said “what he doesn’t know is the full name of one of the turkeys is Butter Email”. 🤣

    • insertpunhere says:

      Agreed. I love a food name on an animal. One of my cats is named Fluffernutter, and I got super excited a few weeks ago when I met a cat who I thought was named Tortilla (it was not, my niece didn’t know how to pronounce Portia when she read it, but I stand by my original statement that Tortilla is an awesome cat name).

      The only better than food animal name I’ve ever seen was a very small French bulldog named Daddy. It was black and wore a kerchief if you want a mental picture. Also, shelter pet, so I assume some volunteer’s kid named it.

  2. Mignionette says:

    So Melania pardoned a Turkey in Washington and then was herself roasted later that day !!!

  3. Snazzy says:

    Watching that Obama video makes me so nostalgic

  4. Sara says:

    Where’s Baron? I feel like we never see him!

    • Jerusha says:

      There are pics of him when they’re leaving for Florida. Poor kid looks as miserable as ever.

    • Lightpurple says:

      Because he lives somewhere else. He boarded the helicopter with them for the trip to Mar a Lago

      • Tiffany says:

        THIS !!!

        I still stand by my theory that Melanie, Barron and her parents live in a mansion by the Potomac.

  5. Jan says:

    Every living creature recoils at trump’s touch. He is just so gross and pathetic I am honestly DUMFOUNDED that anyone buys what he is selling

    • Esmom says:

      I know, right? He doesn’t have even an ounce of humanity. He’s a broken person who just leans into his worst instincts instead of ever trying to do better.

    • Digital Unicorn says:

      Not every living creature – we forget his wives, the pron stars and various other women he’s shagged. And then there are his children who are desperate for his touch and attention.

    • Steph says:

      People love a good excuse to be shitty outright. It’s hard to do the right thing and have empathy for other people. Much easier to just be self focused and choose the path of least resistance and not have to grow or change at all. He gives his base the permission to be terrible

    • phaedra7 says:

      Look what Take-A- 💩 did to the Halloween Trick-Or-Treaters: he put the candy on the top of the head of the pumpkin costume wearer. He’s so damn stupid!!

  6. Rapunzel says:

    He turned a fluff gig into a partisan rant of (almost violence) towards his enemies. It’s nauseating.

  7. aang says:

    My God, he destroys literally everything he is involved with. How hard is it to make turkey joke, smile, wave, and be done with it? I am so humiliated to be American.

  8. Beech says:

    What’s with his hair?

    He’s selling racism along with a host of other things. The Civil War continues.

    • Coji says:

      His hair does look extra weird. In addition to him being the most corrupt president ever, he’s also the most unkempt.

      • phaedra7 says:

        I heard that “style” is SEWN IN, special plugs so that windy and rainy weather won’t affect it (especially since he had probs with wigs and toupees in the past 🤣 ). Yup, it really does look like he is wearing a ferret (and one that should come alive and bite him in the ass!) 🤣

    • Rapunzel says:

      The ferret on his head is sick of him and trying to escape.

    • Lightpurple says:

      He styles his own hair. Nobody else is allowed to touch that mess to see how bald he is. He can’t style it in its usual rat’s nest configuration because he can’t lift his left hand up to his head since he had the “routine, unscheduled pre-physical, can’t be done in the White House Medical Center, everybody run to the cars medical exams” last week. So, we get the “toupee is running away” look.

    • Christin says:

      He takes after his mother regarding the swirled yellowish cotton candy hair mess.

  9. Leslie says:

    He’s SO WEIRD. this is not a normal human being.

  10. Jerusha says:

    Come on, come on, come on.⚰️⚰️⚰️⚰️ Give us an early Christmas present.

  11. AnnaKist says:

    Ugh. I just want to hit him in the face with a brick. Hard.

  12. Jerusha says:

    He’s totally demented at his KKK rally last night. Slurring, mumbling, talking crazy. Stock market comes out sockrocket or some such nonsense. He thinks he beat Obama for president. I really hope his Alzheimer’s accelerates at warp speed.

    • Lightpurple says:

      Slock Rocket

    • Christin says:

      I watched a total of 30 seconds of the rally last night. He definitely was slurring words and seemed more incoherent than usual.

      I know we’ll likely not have a truthful answer as to health status. Are we guessing mini-strokes and/or worsening dementia?

  13. Darla says:

    Yeah, I used to love Obama’s obvious pleasure in making stupid puns and dad jokes to his daughters at this event. God, what a come down.

  14. GreenTurtle says:

    I’m confused as to why these turkeys got pardoned, if they didn’t commit any war crimes.

  15. JanetFerber says:

    I’m surprised he didn’t shoot Bread and Butter on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and get away with it. Because he could. And his “fans” would be f-cking delighted!!!

  16. The Recluse says:

    My guess is that he stands behind the turkeys because of that videoed incident with the bald eagle. He both fears and hates animals.

  17. Aimee says:

    How is 40% (or whatever it is) of this country this brainwashed?!!! Sure, the economy is doing well but it’s not exactly because of Trump and I don’t think he’s achieved much of anything he said he would. WHY??? WHY???!!!!

    • Andrea says:

      They are brainwashed by Fox news, my father being one of them and get this—he watched MSNBC throughout the Bush and Obama years.

    • MattyLove says:

      I am seriously confused about where these polling numbers are coming from. 90% of the people I talk to and 99% of Twitter/online commenters all seem to hate him. There’s a huge disconnect. And I even seek out sources “outside my bubble” and it’s still like that. Just read Trump or Trump Jrs Twitter feeds and it’s 99% people hating on him.

  18. james says:

    I actually teared up watching the Obama video. Remember a time where there wasn’t this constant anxiety in the back of my mind over what the president would do next was literally too much emotion.

  19. Jonsey says:

    Absolutely everything about Donald Drumpf sucks.

  20. Blueskies says:

    The single picture of one of the turkeys made me laugh. Trump’s turkeys are especially fortunate they are spirited away to live out their natural lives. May they all outlive the b*****d. 🦃🦃

  21. EveV says:

    I couldn’t even finish that video. He is such a low intelligence human being and doesn’t have the sense of humor or self awareness to pull off a cute/funny stunt like this. It’s so embarrassing to be American these days. I will also chime in with how much I miss Obama!

  22. Nana says:

    Is it just me, or is he wearing a considerable amount of foundation and rouge?

  23. Aeren says:

    Of course the turkey he pardons is white!

  24. justwastingtime says:

    He looks different, of course I try to avoid staring at the man’s face cause life is short and all, but he does look different. Is this just me?

  25. anon says:

    He looks like shit. But then again, he is in fact a Piece of Shit, so nothing new there.