Barbara Boxer says that Republicans have a vendetta against Elmo. So tell me, how much stuff does Sesame Street merchandise? How much money is involved? You trying to tell me that Elmo can’t stand on his own two feet? That I have to pay for his dust-mite-ridden ass to appear on the TV?
Boxer said that the cost of four hours of the Iraq war would be enough to keep PBS funded — and the popular fire-red children’s character on the air.
Or we could take it out of food stamps or unemployment. Either way, I’m cool with it. So let’s do all four.