1. Awkward

    Romney Helped PBS as Governor

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    At least Big Bird can take comfort that Mitt Romney once helped fund PBS. As governor of Massachusetts, Romney signed a bill for a film tax-credit program that resulted in funding for, among other things, Boston public-television giant WGBH and other producers of public television. The program still provides a good deal of funding for its recipients, which get $1 in film tax credits for every $4 spent filming movies and programming.

    Read it at The Boston Globe