Bert and Ernie come out in The New Yorker

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    [h=1]Bert and Ernie come out in The New Yorker[/h]
    By: David Harsanyi
    6/28/2013 09:51 AM



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    No, not even Muppets are spared in our culture war. Below is the cover of the new issue of The New Yorker.
    “It’s amazing to witness how attitudes on gay rights have evolved in my lifetime,†said Jack Hunter, the artist behind the cover. “This is great for our kids, a moment we can all celebrate.â€
    Then again, in response to an 2011 online petition calling for Bert and Ernie to tie the knot, the Sesame Workshop’s Facebook page offered this statement:
    “Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves. Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics…they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation.â€
    Platonic Muppets. Something to ponder.


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    i always found it creepy how some adults always want to sexualize children s characters


    its fucking creepy on all levels
     
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    Bart and Lisa getting it on is fine, but this is just wrong.
     
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    Let preschoolers play and shit. They're a little to young to wrap their minds around all this :facepalm:
     
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    Exactly. What the fuck's wrong with people?! So...the were completely asexual puppets and now they fuck each other.
    Great. What a world...
     
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    yea man .. its NAMBLA creepy
     
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    pathetic....i always thought sesame street (and it's spinoff electric company) were piles of shit....always with a political agenda but i guess it was primarily targeted to inner city chilluns.
     
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    Is nothing sacred anymore? I thought they had a gay Muppet already.


    The one with AIDS.
     
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    Ernie Irvan

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    Holy crap :jj:
     
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    Bert let Ernie sit on his "pin"

    How many inches did it go in?

    1....2....3.....4.......
     
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    i dont fully understand..did they actually come out and sesame street is backing it, or is this just the new yorker's interpretation and they are pushing the issue?
     
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    in response to an 2011 online petition calling for Bert and Ernie to tie the knot, the Sesame Workshop’s Facebook page offered this statement:
    “Bert and Ernie are best friends. They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves. Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics…they remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation.”
     
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    [video=youtube;NShgvtEro7I]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NShgvtEro7I[/video]
     
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    Next they'll tell us Fozzie Bear fathered a child when he was touring France :facepalm:
     
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    They made Elmo a pedophile, oh wait that was the puppeteer.