Massive Backlash Over Mitt Romney’s PBS Comment; Big Bird Takes It Personally!

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Chief Executive Officer of PBS Paula Kerger fired back at Mitt Romney, for announcing he would slash PBS budget to cut costs during his presidential debate. She said that it was ‘stunning’ that the Republican candidate has singled her network out in the first presidential debate on Wednesday.

Chief Executive Officer of PBS Paula Kerger fired back at Mitt Romney for announcing he would slash PBS budget to cut costs during his presidential debate. She said that it was ‘stunning’ that the Republican candidate has singled her network out in the first presidential debate on Wednesday.

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In a blistering statement issued by PBS, Kerger said, ‘With the enormous problems facing our country, the fact that we are the focus is just unbelievable to me’.

Kerger also fact-checked Romney who she has tussled with earlier, pointing out that PBS doesn’t get any direct money from the government.

Meanwhile, Romney’s comments on Big Bird made the giant yellow Muppet an internet viral hit overnight as memes and tweets mocking Romney and defending Big Bird took started an internet firestorm.

Read More: Romney Attacks ‘Big Bird’ During First Presidential Debate; Internet Reacts!

With the internet joining hands to save Big Bird from Romney’s wrath, Big Bird himself joined the party! His Twitter account which now has more than 23,000 followers has been a source of major. Here are some of the best tweets from Big Bird (@BIGBIRD)

Big Bird on teaching Romney about hard work:

Big Bird chilling with a friend:

This has to be the best one so far- Big Bird on how Romney is trying to level scores with Obama:

Donald Trump and Big Bird have something similar. Do you know what?

Here’s what Big Bird thinks can be the reason for Romney to fire him

At least Angry Birds have some hope for Big Bird

Searching for a safe place

It is also important to mention here that shows like "Saturday Night Live," Jimmy Fallon, Piers Morgan, the "Today" show and "Good Morning America" have all asked for appearances from Big Bird after his unexpected rise to fame.

However, Sesame Workshop says Big Bird is declining all appearances. Maybe, Big Bird just wants to enjoy his last days in solitude before Romney makes him a target of expenditure spending policies.

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