The mayor’s office issued an actual press release on this.
“I, Mayor Murray, pardon Braeburn the Tofurky,” the mayor proclaimed in the atrium of Seattle City Hall.
Braeburn the Tofurky will live out its natural life at the Rainier Valley Food Bank, the beneficiary of the food drive between Seattle City Council and the Mayor’s Office. Braeburn will be joined by his understudy, Honeycrisp.
— Philip Bump (@pbump) November 23, 2014
Seattle mayor pardons Tofurky. Because, Seattle. http://t.co/OcXFNUNv8Q
— HotAir.com (@hotairblog) November 23, 2014
— Ed Morrissey (@EdMorrissey) November 23, 2014
— Stacey Wedlake (@staceyawe) November 23, 2014
— Betsy Shirley (@BetsyShirley) November 23, 2014
— Amy Liu (@amy_liuw) November 23, 2014