Obama ad attacks Romney on Big Bird

The Obama campaign's sardonic new ad targets Romney's threat to cut PBS funding

By Jillian Rayfield

Published October 9, 2012 1:12PM (EDT)

    (Richard Termine)
(Richard Termine)

A new national ad by the Obama campaign hits Mitt Romney for commenting in the debate that he'd cut federal funding for PBS. "Big, yellow, a menace to our economy," the ad says. "Mitt Romney knows it's not Wall Street you have to worry about. It's Sesame Street."


Jillian Rayfield

Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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