This Aug. 30, 2009 file photo shows Big Bird, of the children's television show Sesame Street, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)

A Big Deal: PBS And Big Bird Become Political Symbol Of Election Season

(MintPress) – After the first presidential debate, the major talking point among media and the online community was that Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney wanted to cut funding to an already homeless Oscar the Grouch. While talking about ways in which he would tackle the nation’s growing budget deficit, Romney expressed a plan to eliminate […]