Tuesday, February 02, 2010

Haiti gets the shaft again

Just when you think things couldn't be worse, word comes that an "all star cast" is re-making 1985's abomination "We are the World", this time for Haiti.

In no way do I mean to make light of the ongoing tragedy there, but haven't those poor folk suffered enough?

And talk about lazy, if you're a community of artists, why recycle an old, hackneyed, crappy, schmaltzy, song like that. No one can be bothered to write something relevant to the case at hand? Was Michael Jackson really the only modern pop star capable of such a feat? 

I think we should stop stealing Haitian kids, start letting Haitians emigrate, and if we have to have another overwrought pop star ego fest, they should at least have to come up with an original song that is about Haiti.

Of course there will be a video of the event so that all can see just how wonderful this current group of artists actually are.


Art Carden said...


Norman said...

My wife suggests the artists are merely trying to make us feel what the Haitian people feel.