Sarah Palin Gobbles Up Thanksgiving Publicity

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Ah, politics.

Just when you think everything's going according to plan, you find the script has been completely thrown out after one of the players has "gone rogue."

So Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (remember her?) learned at an event in which she "pardoned" a local turkey, as politicians sometimes do this time of year.

Unbeknownst to the former Republican Vice Presidential candidate, while she was soaking up the publicity, talking family and energy policy, some birds were being prepped for Thanksgiving dinners by a farmer directly behind her.

Yeah. So who's the biggest turkey in this clip? It's a toss-up:

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Sarah Louise Heath Palin

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What I've had to do, though, is in the middle of the night, put down the Blackberries and pick up the breast pump. Do a couple of things different and still get it all done.

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I am thankful to be married to a man who loves being a dad as much as I love being a mom so he is my strength. And practically speaking, we have a great network of help with lots of grandparents and aunties and uncles all around us. We have a lot of help.

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