Sesame Street Debuts A Poor Muppet

According to the New York Daily News and Entertainment Weekly, Sesame Street will debut a “poor” muppet to teach children sensitivy about poverty.

The show reflects a sign of the times where unemployment runs at 9.1%, 1 out of ever 6 Americans are on food stamps, and an ever growing percentag of children who qualify for free or reduced lunches at school.

The show will air October 9, and is sponsored by Walmart.