Bert is Evil with Usama

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This whole Bert is Evil with Usama thing is way out of control.
Nikke Lindquist covers it on his weblog
MeFi does too.
Declan gets it onto Wired News too!
You too can follow j-roen’s instructions to make your own Bert & Usama.
Fark thread…
It’s going over the top into the mainstream news now…
CNN “‘Muppet’ producers miffed over Bert-bin Laden image”

The posters show a variety of images of bin Laden; but over the left shoulder of the largest image of the accused terrorist is a smaller image of Bert beside a smaller image of bin Laden.

FoxNews “Bin Laden’s Felt-Skinned Henchman?”

The first known Bert-bin Laden posters appeared on Oct. 5 in the Bangladeshi capital, Dhaka, and photographs of them were printed by the Dutch news service Algemeen Nederlands Persbureau and the Associated Press and Reuters news services. At least one other photograph including the posters was taken at another location by Reuters photographer Rafiqur Rahman on Oct. 9.

Snopes “Bert is Evil!”
Yahoo “The Bert-Bin Laden Connection?”

“Sesame Street has always stood for mutual respect and understanding,” read a statement from the Children’s Television Workshop. “We’re outraged that our characters would be used in this unfortunate and distasteful manner. The people responsible for this should be ashamed of themselves.”