Now, lo and behold, the political backbiting has resulted in a spike in Big Bird costume sales. Halloween stores across the city have been selling out, experiencing a noticeable increase in demand since the recent controversy. "Three people came in and bought the costumes [the day after the debate]," said Sarafina Panasside, a cashier at the Halloween Adventure costume shop in NYC.
We don't know about you, but we've been inspired. We might even take a stroll down Sesame Street come Halloween. But no need to stick to just the "tax-guzzling" Big Bird! Why not try Sexy Big Bird, 1% Big Bird, Occupy Big Bird, Big Bird's drag alter ego Wig Bird...come on people, get creative.
Not sold? Get more ideas for your Halloween getup on our ultimate Halloween Guide on Facebook. (NYTimes)
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