Watch your tax dollars.
A photo of a bullwhip in a guy’s butt? You paid for that. The movie about 12-year-olds having lesbian sex? Ditto. Oh, and did you ever get a thank you card for the $12K you gave that experimental theatre company to create a play about the “stigma” of abortion?Thanks to the National Endowment for the Arts and The National Endowment for the Humanities, your tax dollars have funded all sorts of “art” – from pornography to propaganda to the abjectly stupid and ugly.
Now that the Trump budget proposes doing away with the NEA and the NEH (and PBS and NPR – hah, I just love writing that!) all the usual suspects are moaning about the damage to our culture. All those Sundance films, and Harry Reid’s cowboy poetry festival, and transgressive performance art aimed at questioning the binaries imposed by Eurocentric blah, blah, blah. But most Americans never…
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