Career counseling for Big Bird

In this Aug. 30, 2009 file photo, Big Bird arrives for the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. Matt Sayles/AP Photo

Job insecurity isn't just a reality on Main Street. After the first of three presidential debates, Sesame Street has to be feeling the pinch.

So what do you think? If Congress pulled the plug on Big Bird, Elmo and the gang, what would be some good second careers for these familiar faces? Could Oscar parlay his experience into a career in waste management? Would Cookie Monster be able to redirect his passion into a position in research and development at Chips Ahoy? Would Big Bird's size be enough to transition into a career as a night club bouncer?

Get creative and post your ideas below or submit them to a.nunes@theday.com. The best will be featured in an upcoming edition of Daybreak.

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