March 1, 2009
My plan was to so enrage liberals and other half-brights with status anxiety that they would finally join with conservatives in demanding the abolition of that ridiculous agency. Unfortunately, it now appears that I would be heralded as a curating genius. The highest priced living (con)artist ever, Jeff Koons, is famous for exactly the Precious Moments kitsch I would have funded for the express purpose of bringing the NEA into disrepute (see www.jeffkoons.com/site/index.html) and the Guggenheim has already hosted a Norman Rockwell retrospective (see pastexhibitions.guggenheim.org/rockwell/).
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