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Big Bird Debate

Why Big Bird Matters

Jay Michaelson | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics
Jay Michaelson

Many of my liberal friends have groused about this situation. They want to go back to talking about dull, numerical, substantive issues like the wealth gap or the Romney tax cut. They're wrong. This symbol is a winner for Democrats, both in particular and in general.

Big Bird and Immigrant Families: Why I'm Voting for Obama

Laura E. Enriquez | Posted 12.09.2012 | Latino Voices
Laura E. Enriquez

I'm not just talking about generations of children who have watched Sesame Street but also adults and children who watch together. I remember my dad, who immigrated to the US as a child, telling me how we used to watch Sesame Street together when I was young and how he would continue watching, learning new things, long after I had fallen asleep.

LOOK: Artist Gives Big Bird An Unexpected Tribute After Presidential Debate

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Mitt Romney on Wednesday night unleashed a fury across America when, while speaking at the first presidential debate of 2012, he said would stop the s...

Alice Hines

What Would Really Happen To The Economy If Mitt Romney Fired Big Bird? | Alice Hines | Posted 10.04.2012 | Business

Mitt Romney may want to kill Big Bird, but when the giant yellow bird flaps his wings, money comes flying out. Since Big Bird debuted on televisi...

Presidential Debate Sets New Twitter Record

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 10.04.2012 | Technology

A huge night for the candidates, the first Presidential debate of the 2012 election was also a huge night for Twitter. According to a post on the T...