Can you get any dumber, what a bunch of weirdos!!

13 Oct

Million Muppet March” planned to defend U.S. backing for PBS

Fri Oct 12, 2012 6:49pm EDT
 

 
Sesame Street character Big Bird sits onstage before accepting a lifetime achievement award at the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles in this August 30, 2009 file photograph. During the first presidential debate between President Barack Obama and challenger Mitt Romney, Romney pledged to stop the U.S. subsidy for the Public Broadcasting Service despite his professed love for Big Bird, one of the characters on PBS's 43-year-old program Sesame Street, starring the Muppets. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok/Files
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“I figured, why just make it a virtual show of support? Why not take this opportunity because it seemed like there was already a growing interest in it and actually make it an active, participatory event,” Bellavia said. “I literally just said, ‘It’s happening.'”

Both men consider themselves fans of “Sesame Street,” perhaps the best-known program on PBS, which received $445 million of $3.8 trillion in federal budget outlays in 2012.

Coming from rural Idaho, Mecham said he was aware how important public

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