Big Bird got plenty of dough. Sesame Workshop President and CEO Gary Knell received $956,513 -- nearly a million dollars -- in compensation in 2008. And, from 2003 to 2006, Sesame Street made more than $211 million from toy and consumer product sales. Big Bird will be just fine without his federal subsidies."
Get rid of the dirty bird, Barry can then go on The View every day. and to quote him " I AM JUST HERE FOR THE EYE CANDY"