NPR got what it deserved from the GOP-controlled House – nothing! Finally, a first step towards defunding National Patronizing Radio. While the dollars are small, the symbolism is large. Washington should leave it to dictatorships to fund culture. If government funds the arts, it gets to determine what is good art and what is garbage. The free market should decide, not some government Medici wannabe. Bob supports the closing of the National Endowment of the Arts and the Humanities. Good artists don’t need government handouts and bad artists need to learn to support themselves.