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Unsolicited Thoughts On Serious Puppet Scandal 2012 [UPDATED]

– sixteen is old enough to realize letting a forty year old give it to you might be a bad idea

– sixteen is old enough to realize letting a forty year old give it to you might yield serious cash if he’s in a position of power [UPDATE: and here we are]

– giving it to a sixteen year old doesn’t necessarily interfere with your ability to operate a puppet

– giving it to a sixteen year old is an incredibly poor judgment call, especially when you’re forty and you operate one of the most famous puppets in the world AND you live and work in a city that easily facilitates the gay lifestyle for thousands of functioning adults

– winning over a hundred Daytime Emmys does not give your puppet show the jurisdiction to conduct its own investigation into an employee’s sex abuse case

– our culture loves to sex shame (even when most facts remain blurry)

– Big Bird’s gonna have to pull a double shift this week