Romney might have said he loves the friendly avian, but the American people love like no other. With Romney saying he’d cut funding for public television — and therefore Public Broadcasting Service, and therefore Sesame Street — the country suddenly was alive with jokes about the candidate and the character.
Then the costumes started disappearing.
Retailers can’t keep anything — from authentic costumes to “sexy, skimpy mini dresses” — in stock, according to USA TODAY. Even the knock-offs, unlicensed and illegal costumes, are running out of stock.
Curiously, the children’s character isn’t moving children’s costumes. It’s only the adults who have gone into a frenzy for the yellow outfits.
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