WASHINGTON (SPINews) -- Despite attempts by Congress at financial regulatory reform, a fundamental schism persists between Wall Street and Main Street.
CEOs are collecting gargantuan bonuses while middle-class homeowners go into foreclosure. Taxpayers bail out bankers while low-income workers lose benefits.
If Main Street has been hit hard, Sesame Street has been hit even harder.
The Children’s Television Network has announced layoffs:
Elmo? Gone and not tickled about it.
Oscar the Grouch has taken a buy-out after repeated warnings about his attitude.
Miss Piggy is on welfare. “Moi?!”
Burt quit when PBS jerked partner Ernie’s health coverage after a positive HIV test.
Kermit the Frog lamented, “I thought Big Bird was too big to fail?”