Saturday, January 24, 2009

"Stimulus: More than bread alone"

A good op-ed on the need for a stimulus package for the arts in the new administration, by an old friend of the Acts of Hope family whose work has occasionally appeared here. Thank you, Jerry.

Stimulus: More than bread alone

by Jerry M. Landay
The Providence Journal

There's a rumor that President Obama plans to create a new cabinet position — secretary for the arts. Should he do that, I for one will shout to the skies: Bravo! Bravissimo!

You may reply: “Surely he’s got more important priorities.” Think again.

Read on here.

(P.J., you will like the Isak Dinesen quote.)

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