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'Million Muppet March' Planned to Save Big Bird

davesays Wrote: Oct 15, 2012 6:10 PM
Color me confused. I thought NPR asked the Obama campaign to stop using Big Bird in their campaign ads. Aren't the rest of the Muppets that appear on NPR programming going to fall into the same sort of off-limits category? Maybe the Teletubbies would be a better cause -- being of British origin. 'Course the Teletubbies are on PBS as well. Hmmm..... seems the Democrats ought to be able to find LOTS of puppets in their ranks.

What Team Obama took away from the presidential debate was that Romney hates Big Bird because he wants to strip the subsidy PBS receives -- and he’s an awful, awful man for it. Obama used it on the stump and Obama for America even made an ad featuring the big yellow bird. But as Breitbart points out, “Big Bird is richer than Mitt Romney, but is still on the government dole.” Sesame Street makes enough money to carry PBS and is more than “capable of thriving in the private market,” according to Sen. Jim DeMint. So in other words, the...