Sean Hannity hosted a panel of “experts” on his show yesterday to discuss the ways in which Sesame Street, and more specifically Bird Bird and Elmo, are turning our nation’s children into liberal homosexuals.
I wish I were making that up.
You know you’re about to witness an intellectually stimulating discussion when the first thing your guest says is “yeah I kinda wanna take’m out back and cap’m” after being accused of attacking Elmo, Sesame Street, and Big Bird.
For those who were unable to stomach the entire video — Ben Shapiro, author of Primetime Propaganda, is alleging that Sesame Street is being run by “limousine liberals” who have adopted a platform of “soft bigotry” by catering to black and Hispanic children.
Ken Blackwell, the former Ohio Secretary Of State, chimed in to add that he believes the liberalization of children’s programing represents an assault on the nation’s “moral foundation” and may even be leading to an increase in homosexuality. Blackwell also added that you can see the machinations of a totalitarian and authoritative regime in the programming that our children are being exposed to.
Kirsten Haglund, Miss America 2008 and “good conservative,” clearly demonstrated that she has so far been unable to connect the dots of fiscal conservatism by lamenting the fact that, in today’s economy, both parents have to work in order to make ends meet leaving children with less one-on-one parental interaction. She later went on to add, in a distinctly Freudian manner, that “liberal secular humanists” tend to believe in the value of human nature while conservatives do not. She may be on to something there.
The level of cognitive dissonance and conspiracy-peddling on display here is really quite mind-boggling but it still manages to serve as a breathtakingly-pristine demonstration of why Fox News viewers are the most misinformed of all news consumers.
The success of congressional Democrats and President Obama in preventing the Republicans from killing PBS seems even more delicious after discovering the paranoia and nightmares instilled in the hearts of conservatives by the likes of Sesame Street.