Friday, April 19

Racial Quotas for Actors? I Could Never Make this Stuff Up

The Times is reporting that, due to the underrepresentation of minority actors in regional theatre companies, the government may impose mandatory quotas, which are referred to in typical bureaucratic double-speak as "non-negotiable targets." In the meantime, the Arts Council will "monitor" the situation, which is a not very subtle way of saying "do it yourself or you'll wish you had."