“Ordinary folks don’t care about arts.”

Saddly this comes from the Prime Minister of Canada.

TheStar.com – Ordinary folks don’t care about arts: Harper
Source: www.thestar.com

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has sparked a culture war in the federal election campaign with a claim that “ordinary people” don’t care about arts funding.

I especially like this part:

Under fire for his government’s $45 million in cuts to arts and culture funding, the Conservative leader yesterday said average Canadians have no sympathy for “rich” artists who gather at galas to whine about their grants.

Rich artists?

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