Will Obama Administration Walk The Walk On Arts Policy?

“During the campaign, Obama billed himself as a ‘champion for arts and culture,’ and now, a White House spokesman says that he is committed ‘to ensuring that the arts community has an open line to the White House.’ … [A]rts watchers are following Obama’s personnel and budgeting moves for clues as to how seriously he plans to showcase and support the arts on the policy front — and some say the early moves suggest that he won’t be taking any big, bold steps.”