Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt said he is pulling the plug on the state’s sole PBS television station because of “indoctrination and over-sexualization” of children through content that promotes drag queens and the LGBTQ agenda.
In an exclusive interview with Fox News Digital, the Republican leader said taxpayers should not have to fund OETA-TV, given its far-Left bias. He recently moved to block funding for the station through 2026. Unless the state legislature overrides his veto, the network will cease operations this year.
“OETA, to us, is an outdated system,” Stitt said. “You know, the big, big question is why are we spending taxpayer dollars to prop up or compete with the private sector and run television stations?”
“And then when you go through all of the programming that’s happening and the indoctrination and over-sexualization of our children, it’s just really problematic, and it doesn’t line up with Oklahoma values,” he added. Read more…