Politics

Video: Big Bird Decks Mitt Romney During High School Football Halftime Show

| by Michael Allen

While Texas is a red state, there are some Lone Star Democrats too, as a local high school proved on Saturday.

A high school football game halftime show in Beaumont, Texas, featured a caricature of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney getting clobbered by Big Bird (video below).

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Romney famously said he would cut funding for Big Bird, during a debate with President Obama.

In contrast, the caricature of President Obama danced and led the marching band, reports RawStory.com.

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The Beaumont Central Medical Magnet High School put on the show and defeated the Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School 44-28.

The Beaumont Central Medical Magnet High School band leader asked the crowd: “Are y’all going to vote on Tuesday?” but did not verbally endorse anyone.