The Obama administration has been highly regarded for their social media engagement. So we don’t find it strange that they took a long standing tradition, pardoning of a turkey for Thanksgiving (John F. Kennedy was the first president to pardon a turkey) and made it a “social” event.
The White House Facebook page asked users to decide which turkey, Gobbler or Cobbler, would get pardoned this year. Polls closed last night at 8pm and it looked like Cobbler was kicking turkey butt. The White House even posted stats on each: