Dear Turkeys: The WORD is so distressed by recent world events that he’s taking a few days off. The excuse is good old American gluttony and overindulgence. But the real plan does not include an enormous feast: He’ll hang with the dogs and his sweet baboo, stare at his navel, and look for balance. And he’ll be damn grateful for the chance. Good thoughts, all. —TP
“I celebrated Thanksgiving in an old-fashioned way. I invited everyone in my neighborhood to my house, we had an enormous feast, and then I killed them and took their land.”
—Jon Stewart, murderous, unemployed land-grabber
• Editorial Comment: But what’s for dinner?
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