In a long paper about Trump, the amusical President, the newspaper Baltimore Sun comes to the conclusion: « But the contemporary world is too perilous a place to risk the savagery of a leader with no taste for music. »

The paper says that unlike other Presidents, Trump has no connection with the musical world. Moreover, « for three consecutive years, Mr. Trump’s proposed budget has eliminated any funding at all for the National Endowment for the Arts, an agency that provides crucial grants to orchestras, choral ensembles, songwriters, jazz artists, chamber groups and folk musicians in every part of the United States. Congress has responded to Mr. Trump’s attempts at eliminating the NEA by not just restoring its funding but actually increasing its budget. » Read more here.




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