The decision to ban popular culture went down surprisingly well.
After all, in a time of austerity, we had to trim the excesses. And why did we need new plays when we had Shakespeare? What did another novel really add?
And everyone knows music stopped being good after 1997.
Of course, you can still make new art. We’re not fascists. Just don’t take risks. Do what works. It’s good business.
You can see the effects already. Soon, people won’t be capable of any dangerously new thoughts.
Like the fact that elections are coming, and maybe it’s time for a change.