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Gay Couple: Bert and Ernie Come Out of the Closet

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After years of speculation, Bert and Ernie of Sesame Street fame are gay, according to one of the show’s writers.

“Mark Saltzman, who joined the Sesame Street team in 1984, has revealed he did indeed write Bert and Ernie as a gay couple,” according to a report.

Saltzman said that the characters “reflected his own same sex relationship with film editor Arnold Glassman at the time.”

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Sesame Street has a long history of denying that the characters were romantically involved, perhaps stemming from ratings concerns.

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After gay marriage was legalized in New York, fans of the show started a petition for Bert and Ernie to get married during an episode. The show released a statement at the time saying that the pair were  “best friends” and 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,” the statement said.

Gary Knell, CEO of Sesame Workshop said in 1994 that Bert and Ernie “are not gay, they are not straight, they are puppets.”

Despite all of the denial, Bert and Ernie can finally be themselves, without having to hide who they truly are.

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Sarah Palin Considering Primary Challenge to RINO Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski

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Former Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin is considering a 2022 primary challenge to liberal Republican Senator Lisa Murkowski.

Murkowsi is currently one of two nominal Republican Senators who has declined to support a tentative Trump administration nominee for the Supreme Court. She also was the only Republican not to vote for Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination in 2018.

Palin addressed Murkowski’s refusal to support conservative nominees for the Supreme Court in a set of three videos she uploaded to her Instagram page on Thursday. In subtle reference to a possible primary challenge, she pointed at her house in Wasilla, Alaska, mentioning that she’d be potentially willing to move away from the community to Washington D.C.

If you can’t find it within yourself to do the right thing this time, and at least give a fair shake to the Supreme Court nominee that your president will be bringing before you, if you can’t find it within yourself to do the right thing, … and do what the majority of Americans want you to do, to do what you were sent to Washington, D.C., to do,” said Palin to Murkowski in the video.

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She referenced a notable campaign quip from 2008, when smug liberal pundits had mocked the vice presidential candidate for saying that she “can see Russia from her house.” (The assertion is more or less true, if not expressly literal- islands belonging to the Russian Federation can be seen from Alaska’s Diomede Islands.)

I can see 2022 from my house!” said the former Alaska Governor, referring to the next election in which the NeverTrump Senator would be held to account in an Alaska Republican primary.

Palin has always been a staunch conservative, even to the point of falling out of the good graces of globalist liberal John McCain’s elite political network after the 2008 election. She’d doubtlessly be a very strong candidate in a 2022 senatorial campaign.

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