All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘romney vs. big bird’

Sesame Street Funding: Creator Rolls His Eyes At Romney

When Mitt Romney dropped the bomb that he would cut funding for PBS during Wednesday night’s presidential debate, social media sites like Twitter blew up with protests and incredulous questions from supporters of the educational television network. Immediately, memes and photoshopped pictures of Romney “firing” Big Bird hit the web, and since then it’s become one of the most talked-about …

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Romney Vs. Big Bird: Why The Internet Blew Up

During last night’s presidential debate, Governor Mitt Romney made a small comment about Sesame Street character Big Bird that might have gone unnoticed, except for the millions of people watching who support educational television. “I’m going to stop the subsidy to PBS,” Romney said. “I like PBS. I like Big Bird. I like you, too.” That last-second remark was aimed …

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