- VIDEO: What were Mitt Romney's exact words about Big Bird? Watch the clip:
- From Barack Obama's official Twitter account:
- A @FiredBigBird account on Twitter was suspended by Twitter hours after its creation, but that didn't stop thousands of people from following it before it was made unavailable. Romney's name and PBS were both trending words in the U.S. and in Toronto today.
Some of @FiredBigBird's tweets live on through others who had previously retweeted them, such as this one:
- With or without that Twitter account, plenty of people had a laugh at Romney's mention of Big Bird.
- Maybe Big Bird will be OK afterall...
- While others expressed themselves using parody photos: