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...I have news for you: The Obama Presidential Campaign does:
Here's Pres. Obama talking about it in his speech today (h/t to history first in the comments):

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Meanwhile, the CEO of PBS has blasted Romney for the attack on their funding:

PBS chief Paula Kerger spoke to CNN's Carol Costello on Thursday, and didn't mince words in her response to Romney.

"With the enormous problems facing our country, the fact that we are the focus is just unbelievable to me," she said. Later, she called it a "stunning moment."

Noting that the debate touched on education, she called PBS "America's biggest classroom," adding, "This is not about the budget. It has to be about politics."

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No, seriously.
Romney's Big Bird Statement Sparks @FiredBigBird Twitter Account

Mitt Romney made one thing abundantly clear during Wednesday night's debate: He likes firing birds, too.

In a discussion on the deficit, the presidential candidate said to host Jim Lehrer, “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.”

Naturally, Twitter responded, and responded with vigor.

Update x2: @FiredBigBird is up to nearly 20,000 followers, and has already inspired a spinoff: @FiredGrover
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Big Bird trending


(h/t to txvoodoo for the graphic above)

UPDATE: Holy Cats. Front Paged? I'm flattered!

On a more serious note, it looks like Twitter has declared war on Big Bird in their own way...they suspended @FiredBigBird this morning, the account holder set up @BigBirdRises to replace it, and now that one's been suspended as well...that sucks.

Still, you can make sure to keep up with the latest Mitt Romney vs. Big Bird happenings at the MillionMuppetMarch Facebook page, or at

Originally posted to Brainwrap on Thu Oct 04, 2012 at 01:40 PM PDT.

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