Romney's Big Bird Statement Sparks @FiredBigBird Twitter Account

10/03/2012 11:02 pm ET

Mitt Romney made one thing abundantly clear during Wednesday night's debate: He likes firing birds, too.

In a discussion on the deficit, the presidential candidate said to host Jim Lehrer, “I’m sorry, Jim, I’m gonna stop the subsidy to PBS…. I like PBS, I love Big Bird -- I actually like, you too -- but I am not going to keep spending money on things [we have] to borrow money from China to pay for.”

Naturally, Twitter responded, and responded with vigor.

Fired Big Bird Tweets

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