Artist 'SABER' Skywrites Over New York City With #DefendTheArts Anti-Romney Message (PHOTOS)

09/23/2012 03:37 pm ET | Updated Nov 23, 2012

As the planes spelled out #DefendTheArts over Manhattan, Saber explained to BSA in a phone interview, “Basically I’m calling out Mitt and any other politicians who are cutting arts funding because they are actually cutting jobs that are an engine to our economy. Not to mention the effect these programs have on creativity and inspiration.” One dot-matrix style message said “Protect NPR PBS NEA from cuts” while another offered the Twitter hashtag simply entitled “#MittRomneyHatesArt”.

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