This recent controversy has become a pretty standard one over the years.
I think the most productive thing to come from it (except for greatly
increased attendance at a wonderful museum) was Elizabeth Dole's statement
that she wants to shut down the National Endowment for the Arts. I have no
idea if bringing this particular exhibit over from the UK was funded by the
NEA, and don't know if she even asked or cared. She was so casual about it,
it was chillingly clear that accessibility to the arts is of no value to