Let me be the first to burst your misguided bubble in regard to the political goings on at the NEA.
Not only has your tabloid staff writer not shown any basis for the assertion that there is serious consideration of this as some sort of quashing of political speech, he has clearly missed the more likely fact that this merely a publicity stunt.
Yours in dismay at the lack of any decent Berkeley(the home of free speech) newspaper.
P.S. The mere fact that the director of the play uses the phrase “very unique” should be reason enough to withhold funding for the piece, regardless of the quality of its content.