Based on his actual record, posted on Arts Action Fund (see wivw.arisaciionfund.org/pdf/arts vote/Obamaarts1.pdf), the Illinois senator has a history of supporting chamber music events, public-school arts-enrichment programs, poetry workshops and student outreach-but there is no mention of his active support of theatrical institutions, individual theatre artists or the NEA. Having used her line-item veto power to chop nearly a quarter-billion dollars from the state's budget, Alaskan governor Sarah Palin-the Republican vice presidential candidate who has received nearly as much ink as the POTUS contenders-has not endeared herself to Juneau arts groups.
DOES YOUR CANDIDATE SUPPORT THE ARTS? Randy Gener American Theatre; Nov 2008; 25, 9; Docstoc pg. 10 Reproduced with permission of the copyright owne
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