The only reasonable answer to this nonquestion would be, Why not? “Sesame Street” is a tolerant place, just as are, increasingly, the real-life streets this show prepares its young audience for.
Meanwhile, to judge from Twitter, Elmo was still on many people’s minds Wednesday. Posted comments included lots of wisecracks, including jokes tying Elmo to the current real-life scandal of Gen. David H. Petraeus. Others expressed relief that Mr. Clash had been cleared.
Children, of course, didn’t care or even notice. They love Elmo now the same as ever, this character they know as a fellow child and kindred spirit.
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