A Government Minister Supports the Arts
No, not in the states, alas. At least not so publicly.
Here’s a clip of Paul Keating, prime minster of Australia 1991-1998 and a long time political figure down under, discussing this very topic. In the context of a lengthy interview, Keating flummoxes his interviewer by swerving into a strongly worded support of the arts.
When was the last time you heard such a wonderful rant from either side of our political aisle?