Mansfield Fox

Law student. Yankees fan. Massive fraggle. Just living the American dream.

Saturday, April 08, 2006

The Presidential Turkey Pardon Power

Under the Constitution, the president "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons against the United States, except in cases of impeachment." Does this mean that the turkeys that are ceremonially pardoned each Thanksgiving have to be convicted of some federal offense?

The questions that keep me up at night.