It's hyp­o­crit­i­cal for any­one who uses a car to protest about BP'S Arts spon­sor­ship

Country Life Every Week - - Athena -

Ac­tivists have cho­sen Arts in­sti­tu­tions as a fo­cus for their cam­paigns be­cause this is a sure way to win head­lines. They don’t care at all about the fi­nan­cial prob­lems that these or­gan­i­sa­tions face. Since 2008, the money spent by cen­tral gov­ern­ment on the Arts has de­clined by 30%. With­out com­mer­cial spon­sor­ship, our mu­se­ums, gal­leries and per­form­ing-arts com­pa­nies will be forced to re­duce the scale of their ac­tiv­i­ties dra­mat­i­cally, which would be a griev­ous loss to the coun­try as a whole. Is that what the pro­tes­tors want?

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