Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Sesame Street tells Obama campaign to take down ad which mocks Romney by showing Big Bird as 'evil genius'



One of the most memorable moments of the first presidential debate was Mitt Romney's declaration, 'I love Big Bird' - despite promising to cut funding to PBS.

Now, in an attempt to salvage something from Barack Obama's disastrous night, the Democrats have exploited the incident for a sarcastic new campaign ad.

The 30-second video, released today, mocks Mr Romney for taking aim at the public broadcaster rather than cracking down on financial fraud.

But Sesame Street has criticised the Obama campaign for exploiting their character and demanded that the ad be cancelled and removed from the internet. Read More