The Obama campaign has released a new video mocking rival presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his attack on public service TV.
Mr Romney has sad he will cut subsidies to PBS and during the recent presidential debate he was asked a question over his plans. He defended his PBS plans saying that the cost of public access TV was too much in the current economic climate and that the savings could mean less government borrowing. He said:
After the debate Sesame Street, the programme which features Big Bird, tweeted a brief comment:
Later with a fuller comment the PBS partnered show said that it was non-partisan and would not comment on the furore:
Sine then the idea that Mr Romney is anti-Big Bird has spread across the web and resulted in the new advert from the Obama camp claiming that Romney will be, "taking on our enemies no matter where they nest."
Last night Mr Obama said: