President Barack Obama Enlists Big Bird for New Campaign Ad

Posted Tuesday October 9, 2012 2:32 PM GMT

Critics on both sides of the political aisle agreed that he had a less-than-stellar performance at the first Presidential Debate last week, and Barack Obama is mounting a comeback that stars an unlikely figure.

The Obama Campaign just released its latest attack on Republican candidate Mitt Romney, enlisting Big Bird as the central character.

As the clip begins, a narrator declares, “Big, yellow, a menace to our economy.Mitt Romney knows it’s not Wall Street you have to worry about, it’s Sesame Street. Mitt Romney, taking on our enemies no matter where they nest.”

During the debate, Romney revealed that included in the massive cuts he has planned if elected is all funding to PBS, the network that produces “Sesame Street.”


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