CAPtain’s Blog – ‘Neither Fagans nor fantasists’



Neither Fagans nor fantasists

I’ve been called many things in my life and accused of others – only last week after appearing on BBC’s The View (where Mark didn’t let me ask my important question – How would the candidates safeguard the social and economic benefits of the arts for the constituents of East Belfast and N Ireland?) – I got trolled on twitter and mocked as a certain military fried chicken persona. Today, via the infamous Nolan Show on Auntie Beeb, a right-wing free-marketeer (who incidentally has never heard of the social contract it seems) described me and indeed my professional peers as looters and pick-pockets!! Just because we accept public funding for the fantastic benefit the arts bring- that is already allocated in government budgets!

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