Peppa Pig Funding Cuts Called Off After Fears Of Massive Tantrum From Electorate

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Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Cabinet toyed for about five minutes with the idea of cutting funding from the ABC cartoon Peppa Pig, before the blood curdling sound of a million young children screaming became too much to bear.

“Brandis said we should stick to our principles and wait it out, but Turnbull and I said, ‘fuck that, just give them back the funding and make the noise stop,’” Mr Abbott said.

“Peppa Pig’s right here, calm down, it’s not going anywhere,” Mr Abbott confirmed.

In December last year claims that Peppa Pig was a leftwing feminist mouthpiece led to the ABC conceding that popular children’s character Mr Squiggle was a puppet.

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1 Comment

  1. Andy

    May 31, 2014 at 6:56 pm

    Surely Peppa should be subject to the same efficiency dividends as everybody else. If Fireman Sam can rescue 2.5% more people each year and Seasame Street can still reduce the number of the day by 2.5% after 4000 episodes, I don’t see why one entitled little pig and her friends should be spared. Can’t Miss Rabbit just work an extra shift or two?