Pickles Proposes Additional NEA Funding
for New 'Velvet Elvis' Program
WASHINGTON (IWR News Parody) - On
Thursday, Laura Bush (Pickles) announced that President Bush (Monkey
Pants) would ask for an $18 million increase in funds for the
National Endowment for the Arts. All but $3 million of the increase
will go to create a new program called "Velvet Elvis: Three Decades of
Artistic Genius," which will include a mix of touring performances,
local presentations and arts education in partnership with public and
private organizations across the country.
"The goal of this
compassionate program is for every trailer and shanty in American to
have its very own special Velvet Elvis painting. God bless Elvis
Presley! Thank you, said Mrs. Bush.