The family of Martin Luther King, Jr. apparently wants its own private stimulus package:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. has charged the foundation building a monument to him on the Mall about $800,000 for the use of his words and image, an arrangement one leading scholar said Dr. King would have found offensive.
This is nothing new. Almost ten years ago, I wrote a cover story for NR on “the selling of the dream.”