SNL and Big Bird: The Lasting Impact of the Romney-Obama Debate

October 08, 2012 AT 4:15 PM
What is the lasting impact of the first Presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? Obama's sleepy performance gave SNL and other comedy shows lots of material and voters are paying attention to Romney for something other than his 47% comment. But maybe the biggest takeaway continues to be Romney's promise to kill off Federal funding for PBS and Big Bird.