CPAC president said PBS should be defunded for 'Sesame Street' having an Asian-American muppet

Conservative activist Matt Schlapp expressed outrage at the introduction of Asian-American Muppet to the iconic kids' show.

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11/17/2021 7:11:00 PM

Conservative activist Matt Schlapp expressed outrage at the introduction of Asian-American Muppet to the iconic kids' show. 'What race is Ernie is Bert? You are insane PBS and we should stop funding you,' tweeted Schlapp.

Conservative activist Matt Schlapp expressed outrage at the introduction of Asian-American Muppet to the iconic kids' show.

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Oh no muh kids are being exposed to a different race! Satanism! These politicians are getting further ridiculous going after soft target headlines instead of actually working for a living. Imagine getting triggered by this.. It’s always something with these people. 😆 🤣 😂 😹 😆 lol Imagine how much of a miserable sh*t you have to be to get upset over a sesame street character.

Conservatives masturbate to this kind of imbecility. Conservatives, with laser focus on the important issues, always SCHLAPP ISNT AN AMERIKAN NAME EITHER...BUBBA Where's the Polish muppet, Wojtek?

'Sesame Street' debuts Ji-Young, first Asian American muppetWell, for Ji-Young, the newest muppet resident of “ Sesame Street ,” her name is a sign she was meant to live there. At only 7 years old, Ji-Young is making history as the first Asian American muppet in the “ Sesame Street ” canon. Ji-Young will formally be introduced in “See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special.” Good grief! If your going to LABEL one character, you need to LABEL them all. She makes good egg rolls

Sesame Street introduces Ji-Young, the neighborhood's first Asian American muppetJi-Young will make her debut in a new episode, 'See Us Coming Together: A Sesame Street Special.'

Sesame Street Welcomes Ji-Young, the Very First Asian American MuppetJi-Young is a 7-year-old Korean American who loves skateboarding and playing the electric guitar in a band with Elmo! Love it 🥰

'Sesame Street' debuts its first Asian American muppet' Sesame Street ' is debuting the first Asian-American muppet in the show's history: a 7-year-old girl with Korean heritage named Ji-Young. what race is the orange one? nice I didn't know Sesame Street was so racist👀

Introducing Ji-Young, Sesame Street's First Asian-American MuppetRead about the debut of 7-year-old Ji-Young, Sesame Street 's first-ever Asian-American muppet.

Sesame Street Makes History With First Asian-American MuppetJi-Young plays electric guitar, skateboards, and enjoys cooking with her grandmother.