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WATCH: Hilarious New Obama Ad Flips The Big Bird To Romney

It was only a matter of time before the Obama administration leapt on Mitt Romney’s apparent grudge with Big Bird and the folks down at Sesame Street.

During last week’s presidential debates, Mitt Romney claimed he would stop the subsidy to PBS.

“I like PBS. I love Big Bird. Actually, I like you, too,” Romney told moderator and host of PBS’s NewsHour, Jim Lehrer. “But I’m not going to keep on spending money on things to borrow money from China to pay for.”

The Obama campaign responded with this SNL skit masquerading as a political ad coming to the defense of everyone’s eight-foot-tall canary, or whatever the hell he is. “Mitt Romney knows it’s not Wall Street you have to worry about,” the ominous voice over says, “it’s Sesame Street.”

Can you tell us how to get, how to get back to the issues at hand? And for the record, Sesame Street is not a big fan of this ad.

By:           Les Fabian Brathwaite
On:           Oct 10, 2012
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  • 1 Comment
    • John Doe
      John Doe

      WHY can’t we have an election where a person runs on their own record vs. always trying to grab onto something stupid against their appointment? This Big Bird thing is just ridiculous.

      We’re at record unemployment numbers (U-6 at 14.7%), we’re still at war in the Middle East and our debt keeps rising to rather scary levels. Romney needs to run on his past record…. and Obama on his. Enough with the Big Bird, birth certificates, etc. Talk about your own record…. and talk about your plan for the economy and jobs. Give us specifics that are realistic and we’d all surely appreciate it more than what we’re currently seeing.

      Oct 10, 2012 at 12:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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