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Conservative Cartoonists Weigh in on 'Occupy Sesame Street'

The battle over Sesame Street continues to be waged on the battlefield of TV news. The President has heightened his rhetoric following last week’s debate about Romney wanting to defund PBS, and Republicans have responded by playing a clip of Obama during 2008 when he said, “If you don’t have a record to run on… you make a big election about small things.”

We’ve had a lot of cartoons come in over the past week about Romney trying to kill Big Bird, so in order to prove not all cartoonists think alike, here are a handful of cartoons about the effort to defund PBS from our more conservative cartoonists. 

Eric Allie thinks President Obama might have the wrong priorities…

While Augusta Chronicle cartoonist Rick McKee thinks Big Bird’s argument might be mistimed…

Columbus Dispatch cartoonist Nate Beeler finds the one Muppet that doesn’t support the President…

Beeler also introduces us to this Christmas season’s hottest toy…

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review cartoonist Randy Bish thinks the argument boils down to simple math…

By Daryl Cagle

Daryl Cagle is the founder and owner of Cagle Cartoons, Inc. He is one of the most widely published editorial cartoonists and is also the editor of The Cagle Post.