Across America, children came home from school, turned on PBS, and saw a gay rat get married on Monday. This is the future that liberals want! Ratburn is getting married. At first, they mistake Mr. Ratburn is marrying a man — or, like, a male animal.
Culture Wars Pull Buster Into The Fray - The New York Times
Correction Appended. Wayne Godwin, chief operating officer of PBS, got a bit tangled as he tried to explain the PBS stance on gay characters appearing on children's television shows. That was before Education Secretary Margaret Spellings denounced the program, starring Buster Baxter, a cute animated rabbit who until now has been known primarily as a close friend of Arthur, the world's most famous aardvark. Spellings said many parents would not want children exposed to a lesbian life style. Buster joined another cartoon character, SpongeBob SquarePants, as a focus of the nation's culture wars.
You must have heard. Last month U. I popped it in my VCR, pulled down the shades and took a peek. Go figure! Check local listings for airtime.
Postcards from Buster is a children's television series containing both animation and live-action that originally aired on PBS. It is a spin-off of the Arthur cartoon series. The show stars Arthur's best friend, 8-year-old rabbit Buster Baxter.