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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    After the Wednesday, Oct. 3 presidential debate, in which Mitt Romney said that he "likes" Big Bird but might end federal funding for PBS, the Internet meme began instantly. Josh Ciesla posted this image of Big Bird, "Mitt Romney is trying to kill me."
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    An angry gang of Sesame Street characters react to Romney's statement. Shaquille O' Neal posted this meme on his Facebook Wall.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    UCubed posted this twist on the well-known letter sponsorship ending of "Sesame Street" on its Facebook wall.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    Following the debate, this new campaign, Save Big Bird 2012, started on Facebook.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    Big Bird holds a "Will Work For Food" sign on a brownstone stoop.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    PrettyFace Tee posted this Big Bird meme.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    Matt Ortega shares an image of Mitt Romney hanging out with Big Bird, with the text, "I like Big Bird. I also like firing Big Bird."
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    A photo of the back of Big Bird, along with the Obama/Biden campaign logo, reads, "I've Got His Back" was posted on Twitter.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    Combining two memes at once, Fatimaferdous posted this screenshot of Instagram.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    An angry Bert appears with the text, "If elected, Mitt Romney will cut all funding to the Public Broadcasting Station. Sh** Just Got Real." in a post on Facebook.
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  • Big Bird Memes Go Viral

    This meme combines Big Bird with gymnast McKayla Maroney's now-famous meme from the Olympics to read, "Big Bird is not impressed."
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