I thought Romney established a great litmus test, if it is important enough to borrow the funds from China, if not, cut it. PBS was one of his two examples of not passing the test.
I ask anyone who thinks PBS should continue to be government funded please explain to me how it passes Romney's test. PBS gets benefit two ways, it gets public funds and it pays no taxes. Even if the funds are cut they still get the tax break, which puts them at a significant advantage over other broadcasting stations.