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Nov 21, 2023Liked by Katherine Spiers

I actually wrote about the history of turkey lobbying and the presidential pardon as bizarre PR event a few thanksgivings back (linking for anyone that might want to read more on this), but I somehow missed the fact that Reagan coined the term to deflect press questions! That transcript is truly an unbelievable read - squishing a question in about the Cuban prisoner riots casually between two questions about the age of the presidential turkeys?!

https://open.substack.com/pub/meghanboilard/p/pomp-and-turkumstance-whats-the-deal?r=iyyre&utm_medium=ios&utm_campaign=post

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