Obama: Sorry I Mocked Art History


obamaLiberal-arts students, rejoice. President Obama hasn’t totally discounted your academic choices. After making “off-the-cuff” remarks about art-history studies, Obama sent a letter of apology to University of Texas at Austin Prof. Anne Collins Johns.

At a speech last month at a General Electric plant in Milwaukee, he said, “folks can make a lot more potentially with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art-history degree.”

Offended, Collins sent a message via the White House website. Obama responded with a hand-written note, saying “Let me apologize. I was making a point about the jobs market, not the value of art history.”

For the record, he thinks there is “nothing wrong with an art-history degree,” so please don’t send “a bunch of emails. Read more at Politico.

{Andy Heller-Matzav.com Newscenter}


  1. Too many want to mock the true reality of an artistic expression of human blessing. Torah is not in jive with those who hate favor. This is ridiculous and you get it from many people at many places in the worried world of “pennies”.