During Debate Romney Fires Big Bird and PBS Causing Tweet

The presidential debate was not the greatest for President Obama, but as a good Facebook friend told me “every long distance runner knows you don’t sprint out of the gate.”  Obama is using a technique I grew up with called “slow walkin’ a motha.”  He will get his opportunity later, but he didn’t want to put his best energy into Romney when he was really focusing on his First Lady, Michelle.

But as Romney backtracked and denounced all his 47 percent rhetoric to show support for the very same folks!  Then he made one big mistake…he threatened to cut government funding for PBS.  He clearly does not realize how many people adore PBS’s children’s programming.  He claimed to love Big Bird like the next man, but still he’s planning a chop, saying 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.”

Well, on that note, I’ll take my president for $200, Alex!  And Big Bird will too.  Big Bird took to Twitter, of course, with various tweets about his proposed firing.  One of his tweets were:

The account, “FiredBigBird” account must have been created as soon as Romney left the stage. There’s more where this one comes from.

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