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Romney Big Bird

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.


Shan Wells | Posted 10.11.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells


Dems Perplexed, Annoyed By Obama's New Campaign Trail Jab

Reuters | Posted 12.11.2012 | Politics

* Obama ad uses 'Sesame Street' character to mock Romney * Makers of the TV show want the commercial pulled * Romney cri...

Mitt Romney, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood and the Neighborhood of Make Believe

Noam Schimmel | Posted 10.10.2012 | Politics
Noam Schimmel

Mitt Romney was charismatic at the first presidential debate. But he wasn't honest. Mitt Romney needs to spend a few good hours with Mister Rogers, whose humility, plain spoken honesty, wisdom, and integrity could teach him some valuable lessons.

WATCH: Maybe 'Mister Romney's Neighborhood' Can Save PBS

Posted 10.10.2012 | Comedy

Won't you be Mitt Romney's neighbor? Probably not. He's much, much wealthier than you are. But that doesn't mean the Republican candidate can't preten...

FireBigBird T-Shirts Selling Like Crazy

The Huffington Post | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Small Business

Two teens are on a mission to save Big Bird. On the heels of Mitt Romney’s statement last week during the presidential debate that he plans to p...

Words That Shaped Last Week: 'Jim Lehrer,' 'Big Bird,' and 'Seth MacFarlane'

Vanity Fair | Posted 12.08.2012 | Media
Vanity Fair

For your edification, a look back at the phrases, nouns, and neologisms that have, for better or for worse, shaped the week's national discourse.

Romney Forecloses on Big Bird

David J. Cross | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics
David J. Cross

We're all for figuring out how to cut the deficit, but his comments got us interested in how Romney's living situation stacks up with that of Big Bird. What did we learn?

Obama To Romney: You Pick Wall St. Over Big Bird

Posted 10.05.2012 | Business

President Obama is betting that Big Bird appeals to more Americans than Wall Street. On the campaign trail Friday, Obama hit back at two of Mitt R...

Rick Santorum On Big Bird: ‘You Can Kill Things And Still Like Them'

Posted 10.05.2012 | Politics

Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum says, "You can kill things and still like them." The Pennsylvania Republican made the suggestion in def...

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...

Romney Big Bird

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


'Fired Big Bird' Responds To Romney

Posted 10.03.2012 | Comedy

Mitt Romney made one thing abundantly clear during Wednesday night's debate: He likes firing birds, too. In a discussion on the deficit, the presid...