New Obama ad stars Big Bird alongside Bernie Madoff
President Obama's reelection campaign is up with a new ad hitting Mitt Romney over his comments about Big Bird at last week's debate.
The ad features images of notorious corporate villains Bernie Madoff and Ken Lay and suggests that Romney sees Big Bird as the biggest villain of all.
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#1 Oct 9, 2012
Funny and really stupid..Reflects OBAMA...trouble is it will not be circulated...To STUPID...Turns people off.ITS NOT BIG BIRD,ITS THE ECONOMY STUPID!!.LOONY INSANITY...They tried to make Romney a Murderer,A Felon,and getting real desperate now..The Full Court Press by OBAMA and his hatchet thugs is that Romney is a LIAR!.....Chicago Filthy Politics....However AMERICA is not buying none of it..OBAMA is getting his Shinny Ass KICKED HARD!
#2 Oct 9, 2012
The fact that Obama is grabbing after the Big Bird issue is that he has nothing else to exploit.
He certainly can't exploit his own accomplishments.
It further adds to his stupidity, seeing that the government only funds a very TINY portion of PBS.
Big Bird is NOT in danger of extinction ...
But perhaps Obama is ...
<we can only HOPE for a CHANGE>
“It's a Brand New Day”
Since: Feb 06
#3 Oct 9, 2012
Dear, poor dear Eleanore,
It is Mr Romney who fluffed Big Bird.
What you say is true, but applies to Mr Romney; who can only tear down companies and sell off the pieces.
We don't need an elegant junkman in the White House.
Vote against ROmney. He says nothing, but works his class warfare against the American middle class.
#4 Oct 9, 2012
ellllie, ROmney inanely commented about Big Bird in the debate - it was a stupid comment, it was unintelligent and - if we give him the benefit of the doubt - perhaps he was trying to be less stiff and more jokey wokey.
Perhaps ROmney believes Big Bird is a 47 percenter and should be outsourced/offshored to China! LOLL
#5 Oct 9, 2012
And the left childishly jumped all over it. What a joke. But then, I've been laughing at the left for many years now.
#6 Oct 9, 2012
Romney LIKES Big Bird, but he does not like the UNITED STATES borrowing MORE money from China.
Being fiscally responsible is a POSITIVE CONTRAST to Obama.
Obama-ites like to cling to easy things to remember, like Big Bird and 47%. They just don't understand WHAT IT MEANS (but they will repeat it over and over and over and over -- ad nauseum).
#7 Oct 9, 2012
Big Bird appears on PBS.
If the government stops funding to PBS, the managers of Public Television will need to solicit more money than they already do with their telethon fund-raisers.
Romney is suggesting that government ROLL BACK on the money it spends. This has NOTHING to do with breaking PBS down and selling the pieces.
How can something so simple as de-funding PBS get to be so complicated?
Are there THAT MANY simpletons around?
It seems so!
#8 Oct 9, 2012
All you LOONs in California better not worry about Big Bird,Worry more about The VULTURE BOXER.WITCH FEINSTIEN ,and the CRAZY BASTARD BROWN...Her insanity,along with LOONS ,and the EPA,destroying your state has resulted a Huge Sucking Sound of people running out..and now with Gas $ 5.??? Whats a 47% to do??...In LA the sales of garden hose very high....All The Bros Got their hose to suck on now...this after Sucking Obamas Dick...ENJOY ! LOOKS GOOD ON YOU in CALIFORNIA!!....shade of Carter days,when gas lock caps and a baseball bat were needed to protect yer gas!....KEEP SUCKING!
#9 Oct 9, 2012
The Big Bird issue is a deflection by the Obamaites to avoid discussing jobs and Libya.
How long will it last ?
Testimony tomorrow on the Hill about the Libyan Fiasco .
#10 Oct 9, 2012
Thanks to Obama, millions of Americans still spend their mornings watching Big Bird instead of putting their pants on and leaving for work.
Since: Nov 08
#11 Oct 9, 2012
Mr. Bill feels this will draw attention away from Obama's dismal record, Benghazi and $7 gas prices in California. Propaganda is powerful but not that powerful. He should study Goebbals some more.
#12 Oct 9, 2012
The Obots are guzzling up the laughable Big Bird accusations.
Big Bird will survive on his own. He's too old to be on government funding. Sesame Street makes tons of money and the funds over 20 years should be repaid back to the government with interest so we can fight these terrorists.
As for Benghazi, first, the film turned out to be a 3 minute obscure video.
Then no one had even seen it, not even Barack, Hillary NOR the Libyan mob.
Then witnesses on the ground said there was NO mob. Attack was instantaneous.
The 5 hour stand off at the embassy by Libyan security was non-existent. The armed terrorists broke into the embassy within 15 minutes of arriving.
Then we find out there was no security at all at the embassy and the 4 hour defense was by two contracted ex-Seals defending a now known secret safe haven for embassy staff. Stevens was long missing already.
Then we find out the US ambassador wrote in his diary he was worried he was on a hit list and had warned the Barack Administration, asked for security detail.
Then we find out there had been threats on Facebook to the US embassy and in particular, to Stevens.
Then we find out there were more than just threats over a 3 month period. There were 3 bomb attacks and 3 other attempts.
Then as more information is found, the threats were over a 6 month period not 3, with 13 attacks not 6.
Then we find out not only did the administration ignore the Steven's pleas for help, they removed 16 US security defense personnel from the vulnerable embassy.
Then a few days later, as more information is obtained by the Oversight Committee, instead of 16 it was 32 US security defense staff flown out of Libya leaving the Embassy personnel in a panic.
Does this make any sense? In the face of rising threats, interpersed with actual attempts on the embassy, hit threats specifically on US ambassador Stevens, that an Administration removes 32 US security staff from them???
Meanwhile Barack is quiet on the terrorist attack, choosing to attend Letterman to yuck it up. Mitt is furious and lays it out clearly with Barack that what happened in Libya to Stevens and US consulate staff is UNACCEPTABLE. A few days later, Jerk Store style, Barack attacks Mitt not the terrorists. He's more concerned about himself. Still goes on to the View and blames a lame short video he himself has never seen. Instructs FBI to capture the videographer and arrest him instead of dealing with terrorists in Libya.
Then we find out the Copt who made the amateur video is probably not a Copt because he has ties to Islamic terrorists.
BO is consorting with Islamists. Valerie Jarrett is an Islamic Iranian too as his closest connection. Both are in dangerous territory.
AMERICA NEEDS TO GET RID OF THESE DESPICABLE INFILTRATORS.
Take Huma too.
“Here we go!”
Since: Feb 07
#13 Oct 9, 2012
All I can say is that it's pretty sad- and oh by the way, anyone see that hard hitting interview Obama did today- on Nickelodeon.
Yeah- me neither.
#14 Oct 9, 2012
SESAME WORKSHOP TO OBAMA CAMPAIGN:
Leave Big Bird Out Of It !!!
#15 Oct 9, 2012
Thank you for the link.
"Obama's use of Big Bird against Romney proved the president couldn't fight the Republican standard-bearer on BIG issues and so was resorting to the TRIVIAL."
SO VERY TRUE!
#17 Oct 9, 2012
Obama is a muppet too. Sesame Street is the mentality of most of his followers.
#18 Oct 9, 2012
Obama is scheduled for a stop by our show too.
#19 Oct 9, 2012
PBS has declared that BIG BIRD should not be used as an OBAMA scoring point...For as BIG BIRD and PBS knows we own their ASS..our TAX money ... It may be time after all these years,,BIG BIRD makes the supreme Sacrifice..get its ASS COOKED for THANKS GIVEN to help feed all those on OBAMAS FOOD STAMP BRIGADE...PBS is always begging for money..they are in the MONEY BEGGING Business...Enough of TAX PAYERS MONEY//Let the WEALTHY LOONS,of which there are very many support them!That SOB Bill Moyers has been plundering PBS for years..The Far Left LOON has a home at PBS!
ASK NOT WHAT YER COUNTRY CAN DO FOR YOU ,BUT WHAT CAN YOU DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY...Miht as well be in Pig-gen now..Ill eagles never heard of this!!
#20 Oct 9, 2012
Obama seems to think that Big Bird connects with the maturity of many of his supporters.
If so, I'm in agreement with him for only the second or third time since his initial run for the Presidency.
The sad thing is that he's still running today:
Running away from his complete inability to utter his thoughts without needing to look at his teleprompter.
Running away from his responsibilities as President.
Running away from the truth about his inability and unwillingness to perform his duties as President (such as attending daily intelligence briefings, etc, etc).
Running away to his next lobster dinner, appearance on the View(!) or Letterman, game of golf or hoops, or his favorite pa$time of campaigning. This busy schedule leaves him with just enough time to make a few staged appearances in front of per-selected crowds of teenagers and the public assistance/sector types that love him so dearly.
Since: Feb 09
#21 Oct 9, 2012
Thing is Bernie Madoff was a sugar daddy for the Democratic party
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