There certainly must be other fatty pork governmental programs out there you could promise to cut other than funding to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
by Chris C. Anderson
Mitt, have you not ever watched NOVA? Sesame Street? Downton Abbey? Mister Rogers? Bob Ross? Bob Ross! Happy little trees. If it was not for PBS, do you think he would have had the chance to be come the icon he did? Didn’t you visit Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood when you were younger?
Or maybe you just tuned in during one of their fundraising telethons and thought that was the extent of the programming.
Do you not understand that we can watch PBS shows free online without having to go through a paywall or sign in through our cable provider? (I’m looking at you, NBCOlympics — really poor show.) Can’t you see that for those folks out there who are interested in maybe learning a little something worthwhile, or maybe just being engaged with content that is accessible to everyone and actually provides a learning value, PBS is fantastic.
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