Fans of the Muppets will march the street on November 3 at the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to save the Big Bird and the gang. They are protesting against Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's pledge to cut the federal government's subsidy to PBS, home to "Sesame Street".
"Million Muppet March" is organized by animation executive Micheal Bellavia and university student Chris Mecham. These two were unhappy with Romney's plan which was uttered during October 3 presidential debate. "I'm gonna stop the subsidy to PBS," Romney said at that time. "I like PBS, I love Big Bird, I actually like you too, but I am not going to keep spending money on things to borrow money from China to pay for."