Is PBS worth continued federal funding?
Congress allocated $422 million to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to fund PBS in FY2010. Considering the network's plummeting ratings and our budget situation, is continued funding of PBS a priority? Andrew says there are other things that would be more appropriate to cut, but that's not really the question. I'm asking what side of the cost/benefit ratio you fall on.
I am tempted to say that this would be a non-issue and PBS would be easily defunded if it weren't for the Baby Boomers' emotional and nostalgic attachment to Sesame Street.