Brent Bozell on House Voting to Defund NPR
Published: 3/17/2011 4:16 PM ET
Brent Bozell, founder and president of the Media Research Center (MRC):
"Republicans said today that the arrogant liberal sneers at taxpayers in Flyover Country deserve to be met by NPR raising its own money in its own fancy cafes. And an organization that admits catering to a 'core audience that is predominately white, liberal, highly educated, elite' is among the last that should survive budget cuts if legislators are serious about cutting unnecessary spending. We applaud the 228 Representatives who stepped up to say so with their votes in the House today. If the Senate and President Obama really care about reckless spending, they'll pony up and do the same. The time is now to stop wasting taxpayer dollars on funding NPR."