Well that didn't take long. At the debate tonight, Mitt Romney said
I’m sorry, Jim, I’m gonna stop the subsidy to PBS…. I like PBS, I love Big Bird -- I actually like, you too -- but I am not going to keep spending money on things [we have] to borrow money from China to pay for.If you agree with the argument that Mitt Romney won the debate tonight, you might want to check out Facebook and Twitter because I think Big Bird has something to say about that. A Facebook page has been created and two accounts have started at Twitter:
(2) @BigBird already has over 16,000 followers.
(3) @FiredBigBird has over 22,000 followers already. (THIS ACCOUNT HAS BEEN SUSPENDED AT TWITTER)
" I love Big Bird... he is the right height." -- Mitt Romney— Big Bird (@FiredBigBird) October 4, 2012
BREAKING NEWS - Donald Trump demands to see Big Birds hatched eggs certificate...— Big Bird (@FiredBigBird) October 4, 2012
Now you might think it's strange that a hungrycoyote is calling on people to save Big Bird, but I'm not just a hungrycoyote, I'm also a
It's bad enough that Romney has called 47% of the population moochers, but now he's going after children ... he wants to take away their beloved Big Bird!! This will not do.
Update: This will not end well for Romney. Consider this tweet (H/T jan4insight)
Cutting PBS support (0.012% of budget) to help balance the Federal budget is like deleting text files to make room on your 500Gig hard drive— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) October 4, 2012