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Desperate Dems Hide Behind Big Bird

Drifter33 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 9:59 AM
We should have defunded PBS & NPR decades ago. Any of the legitimate talent with a following would easily be snapped up by any of the other networks. There simply is no legitimate need for taxpayer funding of those two enterprises. Both could either be funded 100% by the "public", or could convert to paid programming. (The simple reason they resist this is their own politics, I would imagine.)
Mitt Romney sure ruffled a lot of feathers over his proposal to eliminate taxpayer funding for government-sponsored TV. As soon as the GOP presidential candidate singled out PBS for cuts during the presidential debate in Denver, the hysterical squawking commenced.

Left-leaning celebrities immediately erupted on Twitter. "WOW!!! No PBS!! WTF how about cutting congress's stuff leave big bird alone," Whoopi Goldberg fumed. "Mitt is smirky, sweaty, indignant and smug with an unsettling hint of hysteria. And he wants to kill BIG BIRD," actress Olivia Wilde despaired. "Who picks on Big Bird!!! #bulliesthatswho," actress Taraji Henson chimed in.

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