Mary Chapin Carpenter: Funding of art...

Mary Chapin Carpenter: Funding of arts back in hot seat

There are 1 comment on the Washington Times story from Feb 26, 2009, titled Mary Chapin Carpenter: Funding of arts back in hot seat. In it, Washington Times reports that:

When times are tough, it's always both a delicate and a difficult task to convince lawmakers that the arts are worth continued support and funding.

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Jacob Reider

Arlington, VA

#1 Feb 27, 2009
I enjoy art, particularly good music. I gladly pay for it. I understand that 40 or more years ago politicians never had the NEA. Great art and music was created and enjoyed. If people like the arts they will pay for them. With the politicians involved some money has been paid to poor arts that will never sell. So, keep the politicians out of the arts (NEA) and great and enjoyable arts will flourish.

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