Obama spokesman: We released that moronic Big Bird ad because of the “grassroots outcry”

posted at 4:48 pm on October 9, 2012 by Allahpundit

Deeply embarrassing, but not entirely the campaign’s fault. If memory serves, Romney’s Big Bird line was the thin reed to which liberals on Twitter were clinging the morning after the Denver debacle:

“There’s been a strong grassroots outcry over the attacks on Big Bird. This is something that mothers across the country are alarmed about, and you know, we’re tapping into that,” Psaki told reporters aboard Air Force One on Wednesday…

“The larger point… is, aside from our love for Big Bird and Elmo, as is evidenced by the last few days, the point that we’re making here is that when Mitt Romney… was given the opportunity to lay out how he would address the deficit, when he said ‘I will take a serious approach to it,’ his first offering was to cut funding for Big Bird,” Psaki said. “And that is absurd and hard to take seriously his specific plan.”

Two problems. First, needless to say, Romney’s point about PBS isn’t that serious deficit reduction should start there, it’s that not even popular federal outlays should be immune from cuts in the name of restoring fiscal stability. A guy who bet his presidential candidacy on Paul Ryan is about as serious as an American politician can get when it comes to spending. And let me gently suggest to Team O that any campaign that treats the Buffett Rule as an important budgetary reform shouldn’t wag its finger too sternly in criticizing others for half-measures. Second, the Big Bird ad is actually very typical of Hopenchange’s M.O. this year. They’ve tried to bludgeon Romney with every cheap demagogic populist ploy within reach. How were they supposed to lay off an easy opportunity to suggest that Mitt hates moms and kids and puppets? What’s unusual about the spot isn’t that it’s trivial, it’s that they released it at a moment of real momentum for Romney, which in turn makes them look desperate and inept. Per Sean Trende’s superb analysis today at RCP, it’s very important to Obama’s campaign that they be seen as winning at all times. A winner can get away with a silly ad like this; a guy who just got his ass handed to him in front of 70 million people really can’t. Trende:

I’ve superimposed the major events of the 2012 cycle here. The basic trend line is fairly plain. Over time, the president’s lead gradually deteriorates. When it gets too close, he makes a major play to change the dynamic, pushing the lead back up…

I do think there is a degree to which Team Obama has successfully (and quite frankly brilliantly) created a “virtuous cycle” this election. There are three ways in which this is the case.

First, the bandwagon effect affects fundraising. Once you move outside the partisan core, people like to back winners. This is especially true of the business community. By assiduously cultivating its front-runner status, the Obama campaign has aided its ability to press future arguments.

Second, maintaining a lead allows greater leeway in the arguments it can make. Something like the “cancer ad” from August looks hard-hitting from a campaign that is leading (and I certainly include candidate super PACs as part of the “campaign”), but would probably be described as “desperate” from one that is losing.

Finally, and perhaps most importantly, it affects press portrayals of the candidates and party enthusiasm. This is the most important thing here: I still think the default expectation here has been that Obama should be losing.

In other words, every time the basics of the economy and the deficit and some new foreign-policy debacle start to eat into Obama’s lead, he latches on to a new shiny object that can boost his lead by a few points — until the basics (“gravity,” in Trende’s phrasing) start to drag him down again. The more consistently he’s seen as a winner, the more Romney smells like a loser, which has all of the self-fulfilling effects that Trende describes above. The reason the debate was such a killer was that it shattered that perception of Obama’s invincibility that he’d spent the last nine months cultivating. And the last thing you want to do once that’s happened is make yourself seem ridiculous by running a silly ad that’s transparently an attempt to change the subject — especially if you got elected the first time by scolding people for the “smallness” of their politics. Watch the two clips below, the first via the Examiner and the second via the Right Scoop, and see for yourself who looks small now. Just look at what this guy’s “new kind of politics” nonsense has become. Click the image to watch.



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I wonder how Pakis feel about Big Bird ?
Afterall, US taxpayers are paying millions for the halalified yella fella too !

burrata on October 9, 2012 at 5:29 PM

Hubris cooked the bird

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 5:26 PM

Don’t buy into that spin…think, if that is not true, than the only real conclusion is that Obama tried but failed against a superior opponent…he has to say “I just didn’t try that hard”…

I don’t buy that spin, since today the link from ABC was from a reporter who had stated that Obama has spend more hours preparing for this debate than any previous candidate/president.

That fact is, he did prepare, he was ready, he gave it his best shot…and he was beaten soundly by a person more intelligent, personable, prepared, and more presidential.

Don’t get sucked in by the spin…you almost did.

right2bright on October 9, 2012 at 5:30 PM

I just saw a tweet that they are playing the Sesame Street theme song at Obama’s appearance at Ohio State this afternoon. (My daughter is a student there, and is purposely avoiding this event as best she can.) They are milking this for all they can.

So they have turned the O campaign into a parody of itself?

New Romney ad: split screen, Libya in flames on the left with superimposed headline about death of four Americans including Ambassador. On the right, Obama talking about Big Bird with Big Bird picture in background. Ending voice over: Which of these people Will make you sleep better over the next four years? Who do you trust to protect the country and turn the economy around?

Mayday on October 9, 2012 at 5:31 PM

The 12 year old children are far more astute than the progressives and likely have a far more sophisticated and realistic understanding of how a society really works, since most 12 year old children have long since outgrown Big Bird and Sesame Street.

thatsafactjack on October 9, 2012 at 5:26 PM

The Taliban have a method for dealing with this.

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 5:32 PM

Let me clarify. I DO know what Obama is up to and what he will do. What I meant to convey is that the O campaign has not said anything to voters in general about his priorities or agenda for the next 4 years.

Mayday on October 9, 2012 at 5:19 PM

This just goes to show how strong and deeply rooted the emotion of “I want free sh!t” is in the 47% crowd. It seems to override even the most basic sense of critical thinking. And the WH seems to be testing the waters over and over again to see where that treshold is.

They’ve proven over and over again that you can sink to incredible lows and still not even make that crowd flinch.

NapaConservative on October 9, 2012 at 5:33 PM

I always hated Sesame Street, fake educational programming which cultivates a brief attention span. Least likeable sections were Bert and Ernie, two ineffectual unemployed men sharing a bedroom in section eight housing?

clnurnberg on October 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

I hope we keep talking about Big Bird for the next few weeks…everyone can savor that first debate even longer.

d1carter on October 9, 2012 at 5:34 PM

It is the campaign’s fault. They are suppose to be the grownup. You can’t rationalize giving tax payer money to a billion dollar franchise.

Blake on October 9, 2012 at 5:36 PM

They’ve proven over and over again that you can sink to incredible lows and still not even make that crowd flinch.

NapaConservative on October 9, 2012 at 5:33 PM

Detroit serves as the poster child for that proof. That city is serving as a bellwether for an entitlement society. Once the payers leave the system, you’ve got nothing left except a bunch of angry free-loaders who’ll vote for the guy that promises them the highest percentage of nothing.

No matter what.

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

I just saw a tweet that they are playing the Sesame Street theme song at Obama’s appearance at Ohio State this afternoon. (My daughter is a student there, and is purposely avoiding this event as best she can.) They are milking this for all they can.
JenWestin on October 9, 2012 at 5:24 PM

Come and play everything’s a-ok…
Yep. Sounds just like the Obama campaign.

txhsmom on October 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Deeply embarrassing, but not entirely the campaign’s fault. If memory serves, Romney’s Big Bird line was the thin reed to which liberals
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*Fixed*

Romney’s Big Bird line was the thin Red line to which liberals…

canopfor on October 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 5:12 PM

It’s more than a tinkle.

chemman on October 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

As someone else pointed out… BigBird is not real.

faraway on October 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Never underestimate the depths of the cluelessness of the average American voter. My President’s campaign staff hasn’t

DumboTheAvenger on October 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

I have said it 20 times now.

I am digging the Alpha Allahpundit.

Odie1941 on October 9, 2012 at 5:40 PM

Detroit serves as the poster child for that proof. That city is serving as a bellwether for an entitlement society. Once the payers leave the system, you’ve got nothing left except a bunch of angry free-loaders who’ll vote for the guy that promises them the highest percentage of nothing.

No matter what.

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 5:37 PM

I wish that would’ve been at the end of my post :P

Kudos to you Sir.

NapaConservative on October 9, 2012 at 5:41 PM

Hellfire, I was just through your neck of the woods. The place had changed a huge amount since my last venture that way.

Bmore on October 9, 2012 at 5:29 PM

For certain. The difference between when I was in the Navy staioned here in the early ’90s and today is incredible. But that is part of why VA is in better shape than many states. Now if the state only votes the right way on election day!

Marine_Bio on October 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM

MeanWhile……..Hopey is worried about the Mittens Insurgency.(sarc)

President Obama, at Columbus, Ohio, rally: Romney tax plan would ‘blow up the deficit’ – live video

21 mins ago from http://www.breakingnews.com by editor

canopfor on October 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM

Good grief…etchasketches and big bird. American politics at it’s finest.

rubberneck on October 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM

I notice that, unlike the presidential debates, the MSM is pretty quiet about the upcoming veep debates…a little fearful, afraid of stepping in it again…they were so sure that Obama was going to mop the floor with Mitt…

Come on guys, let’s hear it for how prepared, how smart, how savvy, Joe is…come on, Stand up…

right2bright on October 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM

right2bright on October 9, 2012 at 5:43 PM

I see what you did there :)

NapaConservative on October 9, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Headline: “BigBird in talks with Bain about IPO”

faraway on October 9, 2012 at 5:44 PM

burrata on October 9, 2012 at 5:29 PM

…Well the B.B. in a beard packin’ a couple a Uzi’s over his shoulder might make an interesting visual…just sayin’….

Chewy the Lab on October 9, 2012 at 5:45 PM

Without a record to run on, Barry plays with his own small balls.

bayview on October 9, 2012 at 5:45 PM

As someone else pointed out… BigBird is not real.

faraway on October 9, 2012 at 5:38 PM

Pal, he is real…you can see him, touch him, listen to him, and he is used in a campaign…he is as real as you…whom we can’t see, can’t hear, we only see type written letters.

He is more real than you…think about that…

right2bright on October 9, 2012 at 5:46 PM

“One Two Three Four..Five….Six Seven Eight Nine.. Ten….Eleven Twelve!”

Obama: “Are you 1….2…3 years old? Go get a voter registration card all by yourself and you can vote all by yourself! It’s not legal but so what? We have to save Big Bird!”

I’m Barack Obama and I approve this message!

Varchild on October 9, 2012 at 5:47 PM

Today is brought to you by the number “0″ and the letters “F” “U”!

Benedict Nelson on October 9, 2012 at 5:48 PM

I see what you did there :)

NapaConservative on October 9, 2012 at 5:44 PM

I cannot separate Biden from that infamous “Stand Up”…it’s ingrained in me, the most insensitive, foolish remark by any politician.

For old time sake…the classic politician covering his @ss

right2bright on October 9, 2012 at 5:49 PM

JPeterman on October 9, 2012 at 5:39 PM</blockquote

Those are some of the funniest comments I have heard yet about this. Thanks!

Chewy the Lab on October 9, 2012 at 5:55 PM

Once again and again and again and again the petty, mean, snide, sneering, scornful, small-minded, sullen teenager takes over the speechifying at Obamuh’s campaign stops, whining and crying and more interested in how his snarkiness and sarcasm about his opponent plays to the audience than he is in talking about anything of substance.

While the authentically presidential candidate focuses on the issues and discusses his plan to rebuild America.

The Obamuh campaign is right about one thing–it is moronic.

stukinIL4now on October 9, 2012 at 5:56 PM

I know birds. That Cuckoo Obama Turkey is about to go the way of the Dodo.

birdwatcher on October 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Obama Campaign: We Haven’t Decided If We Will Comply With Sesame Street’s Request To Pull Big Bird Ad…

Arrogance.

JPeterman on October 9, 2012 at 5:39 PM

Note the letter from Sesame Street. Its a cease-and-desist request, whereas cease-and-desists are normally demands.

“Cease and desist from using our copyrighted stuff….if you want to”

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Bwahaha

The Obama campaign is running a television ad showing three convicted Wall Street bankers who are supposed to represent the greed of Republican party, because Presidential nominee Mitt Romney wants to cut the subsidy that goes towards the Public Broadcasting Service, which airs the children’s television program “Sesame Street. However, all the bankers mentioned in the ad:Ken Lay, Dennis Kozlowski, and Bernie Madoff were all at least indicted and or prosecuted for their crimes by the George W. Bush Justice Department.

Del Dolemonte on October 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Don’t get sucked in by the spin…you almost did.

right2bright on October 9, 2012 at 5:30 PM

No, I didn’t. I just posted what the article is about. I have known all along that he’s an empty narcissistic underdeveloped teenager, with Utopean destructive marxist views, a creation by those who pull his strings. I’ve said so for 5 years and will continue to insist on it.

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

However, all the bankers mentioned in the ad:Ken Lay, Dennis Kozlowski, and Bernie Madoff were all at least indicted and or prosecuted for their crimes by the George W. Bush Justice Department.

Del Dolemonte on October 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Not only that, they left out Corzine, the swine (he and them), with sincere apologies to the good and clean pigs.

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 6:00 PM

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

Send them to Hell:

1. They cooperated with SNL, thus are partial.

2. Let them fend for themselves. They are very rich.

One of the first things Romney should do is to cut the funding to PBS. Period.

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 6:01 PM

Del Dolemonte on October 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

Affirmative Action Poli-Sci graduates on parade in the Obama campaign.

What was the line…..uh…oh yeah…

I know the presidents’ chief scientific political advisor, we were at MIT together. And, in a situation like this, you-you really don’t wanna take the advice from a man who got a C minus in astrophysics poli-sci. The presidents’ advisors are… wrong. I’m right.

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 6:02 PM

When you’ve lost a fight, you pick up the biggest rocks (or pebbles) you can manage to pick up, and throw them.

It’s a sad spectacle to see….for a man who’s supposed to be the leader of this nation. Sad.

avagreen on October 9, 2012 at 6:13 PM

I just saw a tweet that they are playing the Sesame Street theme song at Obama’s appearance at Ohio State this afternoon. (My daughter is a student there, and is purposely avoiding this event as best she can.) They are milking this for all they can.
JenWestin on October 9, 2012 at 5:24 PM

The economy is in shambles and the world is rioting, and Obama wants to know the way to Sesame Street????

This man should be disbarred from ever entering the WH again. He want’s to be reelected?

He is miserably and pathetically, feeble and inadequate.

Words fail me.

INC on October 9, 2012 at 6:15 PM

Big Bird is a one percenter.

CW on October 9, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Grass roots outcry from liberals for more corporate welfare…who woulda thunk? My how things have changed.

CW on October 9, 2012 at 6:17 PM

I know birds. That Cuckoo Obama Turkey is about to go the way of the Dodo.

birdwatcher on October 9, 2012 at 5:57 PM

:) You must have known this was coming when you picked your HA handle!

INC on October 9, 2012 at 6:19 PM

Big Bird is a one percenter.

CW on October 9, 2012 at 6:16 PM

Occupy Sesame Street!

INC on October 9, 2012 at 6:19 PM

The Obama staffers act like 6 year olds needing a diaper change……

redguy on October 9, 2012 at 6:20 PM

Let’s revive the Teletubbies are a front for gay rights meme again and see if they are willing to go there. That is a constituancy they pander too big time. Maybe more than 8 year olds even.

DanMan on October 9, 2012 at 6:22 PM

He is miserably and pathetically, feeble and inadequate.

Words fail me.

INC on October 9, 2012 at 6:15 PM

tut tut INC, you covered several bases, carry on

DanMan on October 9, 2012 at 6:24 PM

“Fun Facts”:

* The federal government gave the CPB a grant of $444.1 million in 2012.

* Between 2003 and 2006, Sesame Street made a net profit of more than $211 million from toys and consumer product sales.

* The former President & CEO of Sesame Workshop and current President & CEO of NPR, Gary Knell, earned $956,513 in 2008. That’s more than Obama, Biden, and Pelosi earned in their public capacities in 2008…COMBINED. He earned $988,456 in 2011.

* Sesame Street received $1,067,532 from the Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Stimulus Act of 2009 and reported that it created “1.47 jobs.”

* Sesame Workshop Executive Vice President Sherrie Westin, who earned $463,892 in 2011, has admitted that it doesn’t need government subsidies.

* The actor, who plays Big Bird (Carroll Spinney), doesn’t have a salary that puts him in the 1%, he’s not far off: Spinney made $314,072 in 2011.

* The president and CEO of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, according to the CPB’s tax forms, Patricia De Stacy Harrison, earned $361,895 in 2011.

* The President and CEO of PBS, Paula Kerger, earned $669,260 in 2011. Its COO, Michael Jones, earned $477,296. Its CFO, treasurer, and senior vice-president, Barbara Landes, earned $402,355. Katherine Lauderdale, PBS’ senior vice president and general counsel, earned $381,855.

* The current president and CEO of Sesame Workshop, H. Melvin Ming, earned $584,572 in 2011. Among other salary standouts at Sesame: Lewis Bernstein ($406,387), Terry Fitzpatrick ($439,741), Myung Kang-Huneke ($389,005), Susan Kolar ($401,425), Miranda Barry ($397,175), Maura Regan ($379,733), Joseph Mazzarino ($556,165), Caralynn Sandorf ($354,476), and Anita Stewart ($455,369).

Yet, President Obama & other Progs believe that we should borrow more money from China, Japan, and Wall Street in order to prop up an enterprise that earns hundreds of millions in profits and whose executives are part of the 1%.

(Some info from NRO and other collected personally)

Resist We Much on October 9, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Yes i know this attack on Big Bird by that meanie Romney has caused me to have many sleepless night.I can,t eat work worrying about Big Bird.This attack on a American icon like Big Bird can not stand.If we just stand bye and allow this out rage to stand then what,s next the Cookie Monster? People wake up and protect your children and grandchildren future.I know what i am going to do.I just mailed the Obama campaign 2 cents.I hope and pray this generous donation helps Obama to stop that meanie Romney.

logman1 on October 9, 2012 at 6:26 PM

One of the first things Romney should do is to cut the funding to PBS. Period.

Schadenfreude on October 9, 2012 at 6:01 PM

..that said (and I agree with you), did anyone see Jim Lehrer on Hannity last night? Talk about going into the belly of the beast. It was a very cordial interview and one must have some smidge of respect for Lehrer the away he did not interfere — and let The Pantload™ twist in the wind. But the subtext of the whole interview was the thought that Lehrer was trying to ingratiate himself with the hateful right wing.

Could be a tell on who’s winning the race, no?

The War Planner on October 9, 2012 at 6:26 PM

(Some info from NRO and other collected personally)

Resist We Much on October 9, 2012 at 6:26 PM

..extremely good reportage. You, RWM, are among the commenters who turn HG into a resource in addition to it being a diversion.

The War Planner on October 9, 2012 at 6:29 PM

I notice the Obama administration has not mentioned Bert. Could it be that Bert is a known associate of Bin Laden?

BobMbx on October 9, 2012 at 5:00 PM

You take that back!

bmmg39 on October 9, 2012 at 6:32 PM

Marine_Bio on October 9, 2012 at 5:42 PM

I feel good about the direction Va is going. The lower shore however would appear to be a basket case. I know why, you may also. ; )

Bmore on October 9, 2012 at 6:33 PM

What a nice thread without the tedious one Allah. Thank you.

Bmore on October 9, 2012 at 6:33 PM

I think we can comfortably predict that unlike Obama, Biden is gonna come out of the gates with a full frontal attack with everything from 47% to Bain to Big Bird, etc. In fact this might have been the Dems strategy all along. In fact I’m betting we’ll hear “47 percent” uttered more than a dozen times in the debate.

The interesting thing is how will Ryan counter these attacks. I think the best thing to do is to just stick with the issues.

tkyang99 on October 9, 2012 at 6:37 PM

Man, what would “the Obama Team” be talking about this week if Mitt hadn’t said that one thing?

SailorMark on October 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Two things:

Mitt actually said “I love Big Bird!”

AND

Is that Big Bird running out of Obamas pant leg??…. oh… nevermind…

kcd on October 9, 2012 at 6:58 PM

(Some info from NRO and other collected personally)

Resist We Much on October 9, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Good stuff, my dear.

SailorMark on October 9, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Romney keeps talking about the Big Picture…

Obama keeps talking about Big Bird…

I know who I want for President… stand by for the wave election… think “tsumnami”…

Khun Joe on October 9, 2012 at 7:08 PM

As the good professor at Legal Insurrection pointed out —- Obama once said this in 2008 :

“If you don’t have any fresh ideas, then you use stale tactics to scare the voters. If you don’t have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from. You make a big election about small things,”

CW on October 9, 2012 at 7:13 PM

CW on October 9, 2012 at 7:13 PM

…that’s how you play the game in Washington. If you can’t beat your opponent’s ideas, you distort those ideas, and maybe make some up. If you don’t have any fresh ideas, then you use stale tactics to scare the voters. If you don’t have a record to run on, then you paint your opponent as someone people should run from. You make a big election about small things,”

Flora Duh on October 9, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Mitt flips the bird to the O and all of O’s deep presidential “gravitas” comes forth. God help our nation if he is re-elected.

wepeople on October 9, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Little Bammie would much rather dwell on Big Bird than give us answers on how the criminal and master bundler Jon Corzine got off Scot-free.

slickwillie2001 on October 9, 2012 at 7:33 PM

Bwahaha

The Obama campaign is running a television ad showing three convicted Wall Street bankers who are supposed to represent the greed of Republican party, because Presidential nominee Mitt Romney wants to cut the subsidy that goes towards the Public Broadcasting Service, which airs the children’s television program “Sesame Street. However, all the bankers mentioned in the ad:Ken Lay, Dennis Kozlowski, and Bernie Madoff were all at least indicted and or prosecuted for their crimes by the George W. Bush Justice Department.

Del Dolemonte on October 9, 2012 at 5:58 PM

…and where is
Jon Corzone?

KOOLAID2 on October 9, 2012 at 8:43 PM

And the last thing you want to do once that’s happened is make yourself seem ridiculous

Romney made him look ridiculous. And a man in Obama’s position can’t afford to be made to look ridiculous.

RINO in Name Only on October 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

RINO in Name Only on October 9, 2012 at 10:43 PM

It’s more fun when you make us work to figure out the movie references.

slickwillie2001 on October 9, 2012 at 11:02 PM

Headline: “BigBird in talks with Bain about IPO”

faraway on October 9, 2012 at 5:44 PM

Considering how lucrative the SS franchise is, Bain should suggest an LBO to extract it from the clutches of the PBS non-profit black hole.

socalcon on October 10, 2012 at 5:38 AM

….I can,t eat work worrying about Big Bird… what,s next the Cookie Monster…

logman1 on October 9, 2012 at 6:26 PM

Yessiree, at this point, I,d like to be the first go on record and also to ignite an online movement: that movement supports the use of the comma (mid-word) as an acceptable replacement for the apostrophe. Think of the efficiency gained. Reducing the required use of the ‘shift’ key– billions of keystrokes saved daily — dozens of business dollars saved per man-day worked!!

Finally, the coined term for punctuation in this form would be “dropostrophe”.

And so begins the Revolution.

socalcon on October 10, 2012 at 5:57 AM

Biden will say the 1st thing that pops into his mind. No matter is the numbers or facts don’t match. This what they are counting for Joe to win the debate.

BruceB on October 10, 2012 at 8:09 AM

“The larger point… is, aside from our love for Big Bird and Elmo, as is evidenced by the last few days,”

Ah yes, the Obama re-election campaign focusing on a new voter contituency, the Elmo crowd.

I’m done with referring to Obama as our president.

smfic on October 10, 2012 at 9:26 AM

BIG BIRD ON WALL STREET, Sesame Street IPO begins!

Imagine Elmo and Big Bird ringing the bell on the floor of the NYSE on the day their recently defunded org goes private sector.

November 6th……….lets get Birdy and Elmo out of the hands of Uncle Sam.

FREE THE BIRD!!!!

PappyD61 on October 10, 2012 at 10:34 AM

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