If Presidential candidate Mitt Romney gets his way, there will no longer be a subsidy to the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), and therefore no Sesame Street and Big Bird. Thankfully, mosaic artist Jason Mercier wants to keep the big yellow Sesame Street character’s spirit alive — just in case mean old Mitt kills him off. And, what better way to depict Big Bird than with an assortment of sugar-filled children’s breakfast cereal. Take that, bird killer.
Yeah! Because…um…a company that pulls in over $100,000,000 a year in licensing _needs_ government support….