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Big Bird Blasts Obama

TAKE ME OUT OF

YOUR ATTACK AD!

10/9/2012 11:01 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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This article is brought to you by the letter P ... as in Sesame Street is PISSED that Barack Obama used Big Bird in an anti-Romney attack ad without permission!

In case you haven't seen it ... Team Obama released the ad following the debate, in which they mock Mitt Romney's vow to cut off government funding to PBS. The ad portrays Big Bird as an enemy of America who towered over criminals like Bernie Madoff and Ken Lay.

But Big Bird isn't laughing ... and neither is Ernie, Bert, Oscar or Elmo (and that dude laughs at EVERYTHING) ... claiming Team Obama never asked for permission before using the Sesame Street character.

In fact, Sesame Workshop released a statement saying, "We have approved no campaign ads, and as is our general practice, have requested that the ad be taken down."

SW also explains, "Sesame Workshop is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization and we do not endorse candidates or participate in political campaigns."

Obama's camp says they have heard Sesame Street's complaints and will be reviewing SS's concerns.

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j    

More like the Big Bird people are worried that Republican voter/shoppers/will bypass anything Sesame Street in the Christmas toy buying season...that is the reason.

It hurts the Big Bird/Sesame Street franchise to have half of the buying public all of the sudden not want to support PBS products like a a Big Bird/Elmo toy???

The candidates talking about it as a political issue makes people take sides and the Big Bird Sesame Street people see potential customers deciding to nix any buying of these Big Bird products.

That is why they are speaking out.

They will lose money Big Bird style.

680 days ago
47.

j    

More like the Big Bird people are worried that Republican voter/shoppers/will bypass anything Sesame Street in the Christmas toy buying season...that is the reason.

It hurts the Big Bird/Sesame Street franchise to have half of the buying public all of the sudden not want to support PBS products like a a Big Bird/Elmo toy???

The candidates talking about it as a political issue makes people take sides and the Big Bird Sesame Street people see potential customers deciding to nix any buying of these Big Bird products.

That is why they are speaking out.

They will lose money Big Bird style.

680 days ago
48.

All Natural    

Obama is grasping at straws!!

680 days ago
49.

HRH Prince Michael    

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680 days ago
50.

Mike    

Do you want a BUSINESSMAN who has GENERATED BILLIONS or a President who has WASTED TRILLIONS http://mittromneycentral.com/uploads/Billboard-in-Michigan-5751.jpg

680 days ago
51.

j    

I bet Sesame Street toy sales tank over Christmas. Someone should track the numbers.

680 days ago
52.

Smarg    

The half-Kenyan reparationist will be ejected soon.

ROMNEY 2012

680 days ago
53.

thegreatamericandesertreturns    

PUBLIC airwaves are a 1st amendment RIGHT they can`t be shut down.Anyone running thier mouths here are being allowed to by the same rights as those at PBS.You can`t speak under mittys smittys and trying to shut down public airwaves is the same as telling everyone in the whole country to shut up and that I`ll take your right of free speech away.You would have to be crazy to tell yourself to shut up but thats whats mittys mind control radar church mindset is telling everyone.More like a dictator than a want 2b president

680 days ago
54.

Dan    

Hey Sesame Street, you didn't build that!

680 days ago
55.

thegreatamericandesertreturns    

If you could go back in time live in a covered wagon and settle the whole country by FN 500 ladys maybe mitt would have a chance but he doesn`t seen to know it`s 2012 he thinks it`s 1789 and he wants to kill and eat big bird for dinner

680 days ago
56.

j    


Maybe they should make a Obama Big Bird collector item and an Romney Big BIrd collector item to see who wins before the election like they do the voter soda cups? Track the sales like a poll?



680 days ago
57.

kola    

first you dogged mitt out last week now it's obama, so make up your mind you big bird. and the number is two two terms for obama.mitt is not the man we all will be in the dirt, if he wins, and he's not done, so get your fork ready to stick it in mitt, we don't want him. i will not have president if he does win.

680 days ago
58.

thegreatamericandesertreturns    

mitts covered wagon is two smits short of a load.DICTATOR want2b says shut up and his dip smits eat it up.Why don`t you shut up and go back to the salt flats like the rest of the world has told you to do.Free speech he is using to run is the same free speech used to air the public airways AKE PBS those airways are in place for just this reason a free public form and a place for people to run for office whom can`t afford airtime at a for profit network which is run by profits from steroid companys and so on.The 1st admendment right to the airwaves can`t be taken away but only a dictor would try to shut up everyone but himself airing his voice at his company for profit network.That is treason and opression even before being ellected

680 days ago
59.

dale12    

BHO....The Real "Oscar the Grouch." Follow your Campaign slogan Mr. President...."Forward."

680 days ago
60.

thegreatamericandesertreturns    

it would be a act of treason to still the voices of the public and the fed courts would over rule as is case history.to oppress anyone isn`t part of the american dogma,that would be his mormon radar mindset church putting him in his sundays best ake in the money for a show boat run the the office.

680 days ago
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