President Barack Obama, right, with daughters Sasha, third from right, and Malia, second from right, carries on the Thanksgiving tradition of saving a turkey from the dinner table with a "presidential pardon" of 'Cheese' in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014. Also with Cheese are Gary Cooper chairman of the National Turkey Federation and owner of Cooper Farms and his son Cole Cooper, far left. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

President Obama pardons turkeys

President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing T…