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Obama's Terrible Dad Jokes Actually Made Sasha And Malia Laugh This Year

Let's all give thanks for the Obama girls.

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It's that time of year again when the president has to pardon a turkey on national TV because...well, I don't know. It's in the constitution, maybe? Someone should check that.


In announcing that a turkey named Abe was receiving the pardon and would spend his days on a farm, Obama said, "He is TOTUS. The Turkey Of The United States."

"OK, that one was good," the girls conceded.


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David Mack is a reporter and weekend editor for BuzzFeed News in New York.

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