Thursday, February 19, 2009

$50 Million Buys A Lot Of Crayons

When Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-NY, found out that $50 million of the $787 billion stimulus package would be for the National Endowment for the Arts, she gushed, "If we're trying to stimulate the economy and get money into the Treasury, nothing does that better than art."


Why didn't she tell us this before so we could have saved the other $786,950,000,000!

One thing, though; when she gets effusive about how 'art' will cure our financial woes, does she mean 'art' like this:

Or, does she mean 'Art' like this:

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