A new ad from the campaign to re-elect Barack Obama slams Mitt Romney for his recent comments on Big Bird. Romney has vocalized his intention to halt funding to PBS if he’s elected and has used Big Bird as an example of such cuts. The ad suggests that Romney knows it’s not Wall Street, but Sesame Street that everyone should be worried about.
UPDATE: The folks at Sesame Street published a blog post indicating that they’ve reached out to the Obama campaign and requested that the ad be removed.
Sesame Workshop is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization and we do not endorse candidates or participate in political campaigns. We have approved no campaign ads, and as is our general practice, have requested that the ad be taken down.