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Desperate Dems Hide Behind Big Bird

Original2 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 11:21 AM
Why must we borrow money that our children and grandchildren will be obligated to pay back to fund your favorite channel? Seriously. It may be a very nice bunch of programs with a great message, but is PBS so important we have to go into debt to pay for it? 40 cents out of every dollar paid for its programming is borrowed money. IF your family was in dire financial straits, would you think it reasonable to borrow money on your home or car to pay for your cable bill every month? Or would you have the cable turned off? Its called prioritizing. Everybody has to do it when money is tight. Sooner or later, even Democrats will realize this country has to do it.
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.

Social media activists called for a...