Mitt Romney And The Arts

From Lucas Kavner at Huffington Post:

If the federal budget were an American high school, defense spending would be the football team — untouchable, un-cuttable, popular by default — and cultural spending would be the chess club — the wallflowers at the dance, constantly picked on and pushed aside in the hallways.

If Mitt Romney has his way in November, the checkmate crowd would see their program eliminated altogether. At least that's what he told Fortune. In a recent interview written up by Politico, Romney said that cutting all federal funding for the National Endowment for the Arts, PBS, and NPR would be a "focus" of his administration.

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