There are people of all politics, from the most conservative to the most radical, who only want stories that confirm their prejudices. And there are people of all politics who know art and politics can be independent. The price the first group pays is enduring simplistic art. The price the second group pays is questioning their politics. I'm much happier in the second group.
NOTE FOR LJ: Does this mean this journal is becoming active? Who knows? If I wasn't pseudonymous, I'd say my blogging will most likely stay at it's all one thing.