They also just generally look strange.
If he had succeeded, we wouldn't see stuff like this:
This year, President Obama pardoned two turkeys named Apple and Cider. Did Gwyneth Paltrow name these turkeys, or something? I mean, seriously. Apple and Cider? What are you trying to prove, turkey-namer-person?
These turkeys are going to live out their turkey days at Mt. Vernon, instead of Disneyland. With hipster names like Apple and Cider, they probably think they're too cool for Disneyland anyway. Whatever, you arrogant, post-modern turkeys. I don't care.
If you want to feel presidential and awesome, you can pardon a turkey too by donating $30 or so to the Adopt a Turkey Project: http://www.adoptaturkey.org/