Not tickled Elmo? Sesame Street asks Obama to take down Big Bird ad

http://twitter.com/#!/jbendery/status/255689108607889409

Sadly, this is news in Obama’s world and not a parody.

it has to be up first RT @alcivar Sesame Street asks Obama campaign to take Big Bird ad down http://t.co/7K4D6gVr

— Peter Hamby (@PeterHambyCNN) October 9, 2012

Oh, dear. Giggling madly hurts!

So, this happened: “Sesame Street” has requested that the Obama campaign take down its pitifully desperate ad featuring Big Bird.

Elmo is not tickled. Sesame Street wants Obama Big Bird ad taken down http://t.co/l5u0On8m

— Jim Acosta (@JimAcostaCNN) October 9, 2012

Big Bird isn't happy with Team Obama: http://t.co/tv3xrju0

— Brittany Cover (@bccover) October 9, 2012

So President Obama puts up an ad with Big Bird in it, and Sesame Street asks him to take it down. WOW! http://t.co/oQiGIguu

— Caleb Rowden (@calebrowden44) October 9, 2012

From “Sesame Street”:

Sesame Workshop Response to Campaign Ads

Sesame Workshop is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization and we do not endorse candidates or participate in political campaigns. We have approved no campaign ads, and as is our general practice, have requested that the ad be taken down.

D’Oh! Not a sunny day for Team Obama.

Mockery quickly ensued.

Doesn't get funnier than this RT @jimacostacnn: Elmo is not tickled. Sesame Street wants Obama Big Bird ad taken down http://t.co/K1Pykxzt

— Callie Schweitzer (@cschweitz) October 9, 2012

LOLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL. Sesame Street asks Obama campaign to take Big Bird ad down. http://t.co/DzLXpemZ

— eric (@eriContrarian) October 9, 2012

Oh wow! Even on Sesame Street, #ObamaIsntWorking! "Sesame Street asks Obama campaign to take Big Bird ad down" http://t.co/iWEMNXG0

— NY for Mitt (@NY4Mitt) October 9, 2012

Great job Obama team.. RT @MichelleFields: Sesame Street wants Obama ad with Big Bird taken down: http://t.co/92eWEOYx #fail

— el Sooper (@SooperMexican) October 9, 2012

Well now they've done it. Now they've gone and ticked off Big Bird http://t.co/GHHkPGSp #lulz

— Kemberlee Kaye (@KemberleeKaye) October 9, 2012

RT @SeanGHiggins: So, let me get this right: Obama is doing so badly now that even #BigBird doesn't want to associated with him?

— Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) October 9, 2012

This just keeps getting better and better! lol @BenLaBolt Sesame Street asks Obama campaign to take down Big Bird ad – http://t.co/lXAGEuCy

— Moira Fitzgerald ن (@Moira1987) October 9, 2012

OMG, how hilarious. Sesame Street is telling the Obama campaign to get off the Big Bird thing!

— Kathleen McKinley (@KatMcKinley) October 9, 2012

Scooter RT @BenjySarlin: I imagine a Muppet process server stopping by Obama campaign office today to drop off googly-eyed cease and desist.

— Nathan Wurtzel (@NathanWurtzel) October 9, 2012

This Twitter user has a valid point, though.

I, for one, am disappointed that Sesame Street has demanded that Team Obama take down the idiotic Big Bird ad. Too few have seen it.

— RB (@RBPundit) October 9, 2012

Heh. It’s funny, because it’s true.

You didn't get away with using Big Bird as a campaign prop, Obama, but don't worry. We're going to talk about how you tried.

— John Hayward (@Doc_0) October 9, 2012

Oh, yes. We will. *Insert maniacal giggling here*

Update: The hilarious mockery continues.

When Obama went to the 1st Presidential debate the only thing he came back with is Big Bird. Oh! Wait… NOT according to Sesame Street!

— Sharon Broadie (@SBroadie) October 9, 2012

Even Firedog Lake says FAIL. RT @FreeBeacon: Big Bird Asks to Be Left Out of Politics http://t.co/dmiDui2G

— Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) October 9, 2012

Who built that? RT @ProducerMatthew Sesame Street to Obama campaign: Take down "Big Bird" ad – http://t.co/Dx5QEwNO

— Timothy P Carney (@TPCarney) October 9, 2012

Beta male. RT @TabithaHale: Y'all. Our president just got smacked down by Sesame Street.

— Cuffé (@CuffyMeh) October 9, 2012

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