The reaction goes from playful to blistering.
The debate point that started it all on Wednesday night, when Romney said he would defund PBS in order to help pay down the defecit:
Watch the video here.
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The first PBS-affiliated statements were playful, coming via the Sesame Street Twitter accounts Thursday morning:
Then, PBS CEO Paula Kerger issued a more aggressive statement to CNN:
Watch her interview.
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Next, a cutting press release from PBS:
Read the full release here