Exciting new Obama talking point: There’s only one candidate in this race who’ll fight for Big Bird and Elmo

posted at 9:21 pm on October 10, 2012 by Allahpundit

As prominent Democrat Dick Harpootlian put it, “Big Bird is iconic. He — or it — she — I don’t know what it is — is an icon with a whole generation or two of Americans.” Well said. If Mitt Romney won’t stand up for giant muppets, who will he stand up for?

If we’re destined for heartbreak on election night, my friends, let these words be our solace:

A lawyer for Sesame Workshop has requested that the campaign take down the spot, which was slated to run on national cable outlets.

“We have received that request,” [Obama spokesman Jen] Psaki told reporters on Tuesday. “We’re reviewing it. I will say it doesn’t change the fact that there’s only one candidate in this race who is going to continue to fight for Big Bird and Elmo, and he is riding on this plane” — a reference to Obama.

There is, in fact, a point to this post besides pointing and laughing at Team Hopenchange’s embarrassing juvenilia. Part of the spin from lefty critics of the Big Bird ad is that it’s out of character for the campaign. That’s not really true, though, as I tried to explain yesterday. There’s nothing unusual about Team O trying to jumpstart a national change of subject by focusing on a triviality. What’s unusual about the ad is that they’re resorting to triviality in the wake of a sharp change in momentum against them. Sean Trende captured the vibe in a piece that appeared just a few hours before the ad dropped: “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.” Indeed. More from Tim Carney:

Distraction has been Obama’s re-election strategy all along. Highlighting Romney gaffes, peddling empty symbols, running on picayune policies — in this way, Obama hoped he could run out the clock until November 6…

The “kill Big Bird” line is standard Obama fare. Because Romney thinks employers should be allowed to pay employees in cash instead of contraception, Obama and allies accuse him of trying to take away women’s contraception. Because Romney wants to cut Planned Parenthood’s federal subsidies, Obama says Romney is waging war against the abortion provider.

So it’s not new that Obama is being unserious. He’s been running a Big Bird campaign all along. It’s just new that everyone is noticing.

Yep. Without that debate thrashing and the growing scandal over Benghazi, we’d be knee deep this week in cable news segments about whether Obama doesn’t have a point in suggesting that Mitt Romney kinda sorta hates children’s TV (and of course, children). As it is, even the media feels ridiculous pushing that talking point right now. In Noah Rothman’s phrase, they’ve stopped filling in the blanks for Obama — for the moment. Watch this fluff piece from MSNBC this morning (via Mediaite) to see what I mean. In an alternate universe, where Obama won the debate and there’s nothing happening in Libya, this wouldn’t be an interview about a Sesame Street special. It’d be an interview about whether the mean man from Massachusetts bwoke Elmo’s widdle heart by suggesting that maybe he and PBS don’t need taxpayer subsidies unto eternity.


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I think it’s a great ad campaign guys. Please run it right up until debate two.

Please.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Say, that is exciting.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

After tomorrow night’s debate, the Dems might wish Elmo was on their ticket.

Ken McCracken on October 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

It’s the economy, bird brain.

eforhan on October 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

But not for the American people, our embassy staffs worldwide or Israel.

Sunny day, sweepin’ the clouds away…

Philly on October 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

They interviewed ELMO – seriously?

gophergirl on October 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

You know, I wanted to say “Bishop”. I felt the magic. But so many folks will call you sophomoric for doing it and … I’ve been disappointed after calling it and being wrong before.

What have we learned?

Life is too short to not call “Bishop”.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

You cannot caricature these people anymore.

Valkyriepundit on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Now now, Obama is going on to Nickelodeon to explain why we have a dead ambassador.

Right?

Ken McCracken on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

The Obama campaign’s typical comeback is the equivalent of sticking out their tongue and giving a raspberry.

Paul-Cincy on October 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

You know, I wanted to say “Bishop”. I felt the magic. But so many folks will call you sophomoric for doing it and … I’ve been disappointed after calling it and being wrong before.

What have we learned?

Life is too short to not call “Bishop”.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

…go ahead….splurge!

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

Dick Harpootlian is the scumbag that compared Nikki Haley to Eva Braun…

d1carter on October 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I want to gut, clean, and skin Big Bird and put him in my slow cooker with some ‘taters and carrots. Am I evil? *please say yes*

predator on October 10, 2012 at 9:29 PM

I’m thankful that ‘Friends’ isn’t a prime time hit anymore. If it was, the next big Obama ad would accuse Romney of trying to come between Ross and Rachel. Yes, I’m serious.

joejm65 on October 10, 2012 at 9:30 PM

All they have ever had is the shiny object strategy.

Sadly for them, it will not yield a Christmas Tree.

ajacksonian on October 10, 2012 at 9:31 PM

You know, I wanted to say “Bishop”. I felt the magic. But so many folks will call you sophomoric for doing it and … I’ve been disappointed after calling it and being wrong before.

What have we learned?

Life is too short to not call “Bishop”.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Go forth with your cries of “Bishop” and be not ashamed.

predator on October 10, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Obama’s rhetoric:
“I know you are but what am I”
“I’m rubber and you’re glue. Whatever you say bounces off of me and sticks to you”
“Back at ya, but twice as hard”
“Nyah nyah nyah nyah nyah, nyah”

Paul-Cincy on October 10, 2012 at 9:31 PM

Obama/Big Bird 2012
Because serious times call for serious leaders!!!!

Raquel Pinkbullet on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

After O’s Nickelodeon interview, the too-young-to-vote crowd will go 97% for Obama, guaranteeing a landslide. Surely–instead of a kid seeing a commercial for a toy and saying he wants it for Christmas, he’ll ask instead that mommy and daddy vote for Obama as his bestest present ever.

A bigger atomic bomb!

Liam on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

This is just sad. I don’t understand, in the face of a lousy economy, rising debt, and turmoil in the Middle East, how this can possibly resonate with anyone. If we can’t even bring ourselves to cut a subsidy to a network that doesn’t need it, and/or retire the guy responsible for that record-who’s offered NOTHING this campaign expect lies, smears, and silly distractions-then we are truly screwed.

changer1701 on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

They interviewed ELMO – seriously?

gophergirl on October 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

…it was Chris Mathews…he just hadn’t had his coffee yet!

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

On the day Congress is trying to find out what happened to four murdered Americans – our President is talking about fake furry puppets.

It boggles the mind.

gophergirl on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Boss Emeritus just nuked the White House on Hannity. She wants Susan Rice and Jay Carney under oath to testify in Issa’s committee investigating Benghazi. Apparently Issa is going to have a classified interview with Rice. A lot of good that will do. Classified lies.

She referred to Beltway Jay as “Lying Liar Jay Carney”.

Philly on October 10, 2012 at 9:33 PM

was there ever a doubt barry had the big dumb never grew up puppet vote?

mittens on October 10, 2012 at 9:33 PM

In the realm of sock puppets and stuffed suits Barney is getting jealous from George Soros’ primary puppet… Obama’s neglect of attention to those other fictional PBS children’s toys marketing tools.

viking01 on October 10, 2012 at 9:34 PM

What have we learned?

Life is too short to not call “Bishop”.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

One thing I wish people would learn is that ‘Bishop’ should be used on KOTD only.

Sooner or later Ed or AP will be having a bad day, go apeshit on us and that will be the end of that.

I saw AP go off on three commenters for not posting anything like 10 times in a row.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:34 PM

Exciting new Obama talking point: There’s only one candidate in this race who’ll fight for Big Bird and Elmo

Good deal. Glad to see he has his priorities straight. I just love that man.

Bet Ambassador Stevens could have used some of that concern as well.

arnold ziffel on October 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Life is too short to not call “Bishop”.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

I call EG when I am first…
But that is just me…:)

Anyway..

Obama to explain incompetence to the youth…

This should sell.

kinda like Sandra Fluck selling….
To the American public..

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

This is the modern day equivalent of the German army using wheeled carts and child/eldery soldiers in `45.

ThePrez on October 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

Safe to say Boss Emeritus was more than a tad miffed.

Philly on October 10, 2012 at 9:35 PM

This is just sad. I don’t understand, in the face of a lousy economy, rising debt, and turmoil in the Middle East, how this can possibly resonate with anyone.

changer1701 on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Really really low information voters?

Paul-Cincy on October 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

That ad is about to convince me to give big bucks to Team Obama/DNC, but only if they run it non-stop and in every swing state until the election. Man, I’m all jacked up, now!

TXUS on October 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

WTF is going on? Beyond facepalm. This shit is silly. What did this country do in another life to deserve this?

msupertas on October 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

Did they ever tell Hussein that Elmo and Big Bird are not even real ,
WHILE 4 DEAD AMERICANS IN BENGHAZI WERE REAL PEOPLE ?

burrata on October 10, 2012 at 9:36 PM

…it was Chris Mathews…he just hadn’t had his coffee yet!

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM

Tinkle Me Elmo..

Chris Know all about it..

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 9:37 PM

After tomorrow night’s debate, the Dems might wish Elmo was on their ticket.

Ken McCracken on October 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

Too funny. At least Elmo is loveable, Biden more like a fart that won’t dissipate.

arnold ziffel on October 10, 2012 at 9:39 PM

I just can’t decide which is the bigger clown, Obama or Big Bird.

Raquel Pinkbullet on October 10, 2012 at 9:39 PM

They interviewed ELMO – seriously?

gophergirl on October 10, 2012 at 9:25 PM

…I got back to you too late yesterday…Milford-Brighton area…(I’ve always thought you retired from the force somewhere up here…downriver)

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Out: Barry 2012

In: Big Bird 1976!

/Don’t you worry ’bout nothing you peeps. The next community I’m going to organize begins on Sesame Street.

… Organize you out of existence. Cuz that’s just what I do.

Key West Reader on October 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM

The Obama campaign is making a joke out of leadership, democracy, the election. Everything.

Paul-Cincy on October 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

“Big Bird is iconic. He — or it — she — I don’t know what it is — is an icon with a whole generation or two of Americans.

So is NASA .
So is Liberty .
SO was the World Trade Center.

burrata on October 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

After tomorrow night’s debate, the Dems might wish Elmo was on their ticket.

Ken McCracken on October 10, 2012 at 9:24 PM

I hope Matt Drudge picks this quote up.

Key West Reader on October 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:40 PM

Hardly what I’d consider ‘near’ Detroit.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

ATOMIC. BOMB.

Chuck Schick on October 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

I just can’t decide which is the bigger clown, Obama or Big Bird.

Raquel Pinkbullet on October 10, 2012 at 9:39 PM

Wish that was the million dollar question on Millionaire. Odorkwad for a million, baby.

msupertas on October 10, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Thanks all. But alas you lose major cool points for calling it down thread.

And Lanceman, do you really think a thread about a national presidential ad campaign with a Muppet being treated like an endangered species should really garner much more respect than first comment sophomorics?

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:42 PM

This circus of spectacle that the Obama administration has embraced as a means of trying to divert attention from their abysmal and outright shocking failures has progressed to the point that it is making me nauseous.

THE WORLD IS SEEING THIS DEBACLE. How foolish and immature does an administration look that tries to make stuffed puppets, pre-school aged children’s television characters the focus of its campaign for re-election? Particularly when those children’s television characters are a successful enterprise in their own right and in virtually no danger of extinction due to a cut in governmental funding, said funding being the crux of the administration’s argument for making them the focus of the campaign?

This administration, in the very public throws of its desperation, is an embarrassment.

thatsafactjack on October 10, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Is Big Bird sexually active?

Pelosi may have a spot for the Bird..

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 9:44 PM

You have a president who will defend puppets that make 200 million a year against attacks that no one made but won’t defend members of the foreign service who make less than 130,000 against terrorists that he lies about and says weren’t there.

Alberta_Patriot on October 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

If the President had a solid record to run on, he would not have to talk about Big Bird. Just sayin’.

SoulGlo on October 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

OOOOHHHH, lets all send zerO a toy Big Bird at Christmas!! Can you imagine him opening the door to MILLIONS of big Birds!

kcd on October 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

So we’re underwriting a theatre production company, that in turn, pays the actor who plays Big Bird over $300,000 a year – A production company that earns million in licensing fees?
The free lunch is over – mmkay?

Hill60 on October 10, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Salt in the wound… :)

kcd on October 10, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Playing the multiple wives card already?

Donald Draper on October 10, 2012 at 9:46 PM

Is Big Bird sexually active?

Pelosi may have a spot for the Bird..

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 9:44 PM

That’s a great question. Further, is he, erm, she … is it asking for federally funded contraception?

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Maybe no internet, no TV until the adults are elected is the answer. This is effing depressing.

msupertas on October 10, 2012 at 9:47 PM

Big Bird/Benghazi

That optic is the story of BHO’s entire presidency.

He’s made Nero’s violin playing seem positively mature by comparison.

INC on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

You have a president who will defend puppets that make 200 million a year against attacks that no one made but won’t defend members of the foreign service who make less than 130,000 against terrorists that he lies about and says weren’t there.

Alberta_Patriot on October 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

I’ve been saying this for the last 3 days, but it’s still true…

He won’t send security to Libya to protect an Ambassador, but Obama will take a bullet for Big Bird.

MobileVideoEngineer on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Hardly what I’d consider ‘near’ Detroit.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:41 PM

grew up on the east side near eight and kelly, then the highschool years in Grosse Pointe…then came back from college and bought by Cadieux and Warren…and moved out when the crack houses came into the area…but I’ll always be “near” the now warzone.

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

And comedians still say Obama is not a good source of comedic material.

The Rogue Tomato on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

OH THAT’S RICH…… Sesame Street with Elmo , Big Bird etal… make sooooooo much money …Jeebus…. if there are thugs that think they need taxpayer loot… there truly is no hope

ROFLMMFAO

donabernathy on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

THE WORLD IS SEEING THIS DEBACLE.

thatsafactjack on October 10, 2012 at 9:43 PM

Looking on the bright side, this may displace the world’s (rightly) primary concern about our horrible $16 trillion+ national debt and its effect on the world economy.

/don’t know whether to facepalm or just put my head on the table

Paul-Cincy on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

Need to run the bird in with that Obama speech talking about little issues in big campaign when you are losing….. snicker….

Mark

mailmars on October 10, 2012 at 9:49 PM

Gamechanger?=Game?

Pathetic, pitiful and funny!

Slightly OT. In case you missed the Kermit the frog link Fallon placed at QOTD last evening, here ya go. Check out Miss Piggy arnold. Lol! ; )

Bmore on October 10, 2012 at 9:50 PM

That’s a great question. Further, is he, erm, she … is it asking for federally funded contraception?

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:47 PM

If we have to flip the bill to Big Birds..
This country is toast in 3 years..

Thank God Sesame Street didn’t adopt a rabbit..

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 9:51 PM

And Lanceman, do you really think a thread about a national presidential ad campaign with a Muppet being treated like an endangered species should really garner much more respect than first comment sophomorics?

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:42 PM

Nah.

But I eventually see Allah getting pissed. Just sayin’.

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM

12 mile & Woodward.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:51 PM

there’s only one candidate in this race who is going to continue to fight for Big Bird and Elmo

I think it’s refreshing that President Obama will support his constitutents like that. Who knows? Big Bird, Elmo, and the rest might just be the votes he needs to put him over the top in various swing states.

Plus, I bet that if a little bird (no relation) got a look at the Obama campaign’s donor database, it would see quite a few donations (less than $200) from the citizens of Sesame Street.

malclave on October 10, 2012 at 9:52 PM

The news scrolling under that interview is surreal.

lorien1973 on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

What?! I said German army! I didn`t use N*zi!

ThePrez on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Where are our glorious trolls to defend this bullsh!t?

JPeterman on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

gas approaching $4/gallon here. $3.89 at the moment. we’re getting killed out here!

One candidate is talking about big bird and raising taxes on the rich…. (neither of those helps me in any way shape or form)

The other candidate is talking middle-class-tax-cuts.

Easy!

maineconservative on October 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM

If Mitt Romney won’t stand up for giant muppets, who will he stand up for?

Yeah. It’s not like the unemployed need anyone to stand up for them. Or the military. Or the people losing their health insurance because of Obamacare. Or the people who get their electricity from coal powered plants that are going to be shut down by the EPA over the next few years if Obama is re-elected. Or people living paycheck to paycheck that now have to pay over $4 per gallon of gas. Or future generations drowning in the national debt.

Obama’s got his finger on the pulse of the nation all right.Save Big Bird.

talkingpoints on October 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM

This catching fire with the younger set.

#1 Halloween costume this year is Big Bird.

Ben Hur on October 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Slightly OT. In case you missed the Kermit the frog link Fallon placed at QOTD last evening, here ya go. Check out Miss Piggy arnold. Lol! ; )

Bmore on October 10, 2012 at 9:50 PM

I’m still laughing. I love Americans and their sick sense of humor. Maybe that’s how we got Obama.

arnold ziffel on October 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM

So it’s not new that Obama is being unserious. He’s been running a Big Bird campaign all along. It’s just new that everyone is noticing.

Remember back in 2008, when Obama assured us all that his lack of any military or executive experience would not affect his ability to be a good president, because his ability to run a great campaign was all the proof we needed of his competence . . . . ?

AZCoyote on October 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM

Where are our glorious trolls to defend this bullsh!t?

JPeterman on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

This ain’t a poll thread, Peterson!

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Life is too short to not call “Bishop”.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 9:27 PM

Your iconic status here would have protected you.
In fact, you could have called “hawkdriver” and it would have been magical in it’s own way.

Not sure even Bishop would challenge that, irrespective of his contractual priveledge.

massrighty on October 10, 2012 at 9:55 PM

Where are our glorious trolls to defend this bullsh!t?

JPeterman on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

There are no Glorious trolls..
They know it too.

You will need to address them without so much fluff..
:)

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Where are our glorious trolls to defend this bullsh!t?

JPeterman on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Totally incapable of defending the indefensible—or even trying. They don’t even have the capacity to laugh it off.

arnold ziffel on October 10, 2012 at 9:56 PM

Not one of the three legacy media networks led tonight with the Benghazi cover up…we are living in strange times.

d1carter on October 10, 2012 at 9:56 PM

gas approaching $4/gallon here. $3.89 at the moment. we’re getting killed out here!

maineconservative on October 10, 2012 at 9:54 PM

I’ve been dreaming of gas hitting $5+ a gallon.

chumpChange compared to another four years of y’alls buddy obama.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:57 PM

“THE WORLD IS SEEING THIS DEBACLE”

Yep. It is major weakness on display. Bigtime.

wolly4321 on October 10, 2012 at 9:58 PM

Your iconic status here would have protected you.

massrighty on October 10, 2012 at 9:55 PM

My comment wasn’t aimed so much at Hawk, but rather everyone else getting into the act on threads other than the KOTD.

In fact, I’m surprised we’re allowed to turn it into a party as it is.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:59 PM

“THE WORLD IS SEEING THIS DEBACLE”

Yep. It is major weakness on display. Bigtime.

wolly4321 on October 10, 2012 at 9:58 PM

The world saw 9/11…last month..
so yeah..

We are weak with this administration..

Electrongod on October 10, 2012 at 10:00 PM

The signoff quote used on Criminal Minds, tonight:

Paul Brown once said
‘If you win, say nothing. If you lose, say less’

I almost choked on my drink !!

pambi on October 10, 2012 at 10:00 PM

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:57 PM

? I hope there was a /sarc tag missing there LM

maineconservative on October 10, 2012 at 10:01 PM

donabernathy on October 10, 2012 at 9:48 PM
Hill60 on October 10, 2012 at 9:46 PM
Alberta_Patriot on October 10, 2012 at 9:45 PM

These are all great comments, re: how much money The Children’s Television Workshop make’s a year. But here’s the million dollar question I’ve always asked. Who freaking decided anyone in the government was an Entertainment God anyway to award tax dollar grants to TV programs?

I like “Storage Wars” for a whole lot of reasons that may or may not involve Brandy Passante. But do they get federal funding and then beg for donations to boot from boobs like us while they dangle an autographed “Barry” t-shirt in our faces? No, the cast of that show has more dignity.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 10:01 PM

MaineConservative- you should call your Congresswoman and complain fer sure.

wolly4321 on October 10, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Perhaps, President Obama should fight harder to protect his diplomats by giving them the security that they request instead of giving the 1% teatsuckers at Sesame Street borrowed money from China when even they admit that they do not need Federal subsidies.

The Democrats are screaming about the Republicans voting to slow the growth of government spending, which would have included a $459 million decrease in funding for embassies. They claim that this is the reason that Stevens died…except this meme doesn’t work since the Senate hasn’t passed a budget in 1,281 days and the House is incapable of “slashing” anything on its own.

This argument leads them into a few further problems:

If we only have X number of dollars for embassy security, do we really need more members of the Marine Corps Embassy Security Group stationed at the embassies in Denmark and Sweden than in Libya, especially when the ambassador and security personnel in the latter are BEGGING for additional security?

If we are “ending the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,” don’t we have the military personnel to staff these embassies?

Most revealing, however, while they are screaming about $459 million, they are demanding that we continue to borrow money from China to give grants to Big Bird, Elmo, et al, which amounted to $444.1 million this year.

Who deserves ~$450 million more? Our embassy workers or Big Public TV, which has admitted that is does not need Federal subsidies?

President Obama, you’ve never had your priorities straight and that’s why your presidency has been a failure.

Resist We Much on October 10, 2012 at 10:02 PM

My comment wasn’t aimed so much at Hawk, but rather everyone else getting into the act on threads other than the KOTD.

In fact, I’m surprised we’re allowed to turn it into a party as it is.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:59 PM

I stand with you…..

JPeterman on October 10, 2012 at 10:02 PM

Given how many times “Elmo” voted for him in 2008 Zero doesn’t want to diminish that number… or that of the many Mickey Mouse’s of 2008 he and sleazy Eric Holder hope will support Barky again next month.

viking01 on October 10, 2012 at 10:02 PM

massrighty on October 10, 2012 at 9:55 PM

lol, nope. Bish owns first comment.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 10:03 PM

? I hope there was a /sarc tag missing there LM

maineconservative on October 10, 2012 at 10:01 PM

Nope. I’d gladly have paid $6 a gallon for a year for a guarantee this a$$hole would lose big.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 10:03 PM

Where are our glorious trolls to defend this bullsh!t?

JPeterman on October 10, 2012 at 9:53 PM

Merely sands in the etch-a-sketch.

Ben Hur on October 10, 2012 at 10:04 PM

“Intellectuals” Then & Now:

1992: “Dan Quayle is such a moron! Doesn’t he know that Murphy Brown is a fictional character?”

2012: “MITT ROMNEY WANTS TO KILL BIG BIRD!!!!!”

(h/t Glenn McCoy)

Resist We Much on October 10, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 9:51 PM

…nice place to visit but the state isn’t what it used to be 20 years ago.
…been trying to encourage Bmore to cross the Mac and visit his friend toward Drummond Island…up there it still is God’s country.

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Murphy Brown is a fictional character

Resist We Much on October 10, 2012 at 10:05 PM

So is barrak insane obama.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 10:06 PM

MaineConservative- you should call your Congresswoman and complain fer sure.

wolly4321 on October 10, 2012 at 10:02 PM

See her in chuch every Sunday. Nothing can be done until Dingy Harry is gone.

maineconservative on October 10, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Resist We Much on October 10, 2012 at 10:05 PM

Yep. Plus a bunch. But they own the microphone.

hawkdriver on October 10, 2012 at 10:07 PM

KOOLAID2 on October 10, 2012 at 10:05 PM

The last time I was in MI was one day before Reagan got shot.

Lanceman on October 10, 2012 at 10:07 PM

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