"In a large survey of museum-going households released in April, it was found that they are significantly better educated and affluent than the U.S. population; they are also overwhelmingly white. The time has come, then, to stop funding the leisure of rich white people: all public monies for the arts should cease. Quite frankly, to make the working class pay for the leisure of the rich amounts to class discrimination. In the spirit of social justice, a better case could be made to fund professional wrestlingit’s what the working class enjoy," - Bill O'Donohue, Catholic League.
The exhibition of gay portraiture he was referring to was funded privately. Frank Rich has more details today.
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