Mitt Romney to the arts: drop dead

If politics is theatre, then Mitt’s quest for the White House is in trouble in part because he is simply a bad actor in a series of terrible out-of-town tryouts. Romney has no use for the creative side of the arts, and his lack of insight has cost him dearly. His coming failure is a political case history that will be analyzed for years. Perhaps his Super Pac millions can’t buy an election after all. Read More…

Arts as political football

Arts Funding as a Political Football. Again.

The Republican litmus test The ways we make the argument to fund the arts isn’t working these days. There’s more talk of cutting government support than increasing it. It’s the politics of the thing. Take Mitt Romney. Those of us who lived through his miserable reign as Governor of the Bay State know he is…