turkey pardon 2013 popcorn caramel Watch the 2013 Presidential Turkey Pardon: Team Popcorn or Team Caramel?Every year, the President chooses one lucky turkey to pardon for its turkey crimes and live out a long, natural life. This year’s competition has come down to Caramel and Popcorn. Although it’s worthwhile to note that the loser won’t make its way to the White House Thanksgiving table; it too will be pardoned, only one can take the official title.

Watch the livestream from the White House below, and take a look at the vital stats for each turkey and decide which one you’ll vote for. Both are male, born on July 8, 2013, but that’s where the similarities end (other than the fact that they are both turkeys).

Weight: 38 lbs 4 oz
Height: 2′ tall
Walk: Steady and Deliberate
Gobble: Quick, clear and frequent
Favorite Food: Soybean meal
Favorite Song: “Bad Romance” by Lady Gaga

Weight: 37 lbs 6 oz
Height: 1′ 11″ tall
Walk: Proud strut
Gobble: More garbled, longer notes
Favorite Food: Corn
Favorite Song: “Halo” by Beyonce

President Obama will be pardoning the official Thanskgiving turkey at 1:20 p.m. ET/10:20 a.m. PT.

Posted by:Jean Bentley