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Hey, Mitt. It’s Not Just Big Bird, It’s 21,000 Jobs

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This is a cross-post from the Communications Workers of America (CWA).

The presidential campaigns continue to duel over Mitt Romney’s pledge to gut the funding future of public broadcasting. Today, Mitt Romney responded to the Obama campaign’s new “Big Bird” ad by once again missing the point regarding public broadcasting’s economic benefits to the nation. Says CWA Senior Director George Kohl:

Well, Mr. Romney, federal funding of public broadcasting directly supports 21,000 good American jobs.

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