Who is, of course, a despicable human being. The Haitian ambassador made him look like an asshole on the Maddow show without even bringing up the history of rotten things the U.S. has done to help keep Haiti in the state it's been in.
Also while we're on the topic of Haiti and horrible people, do hope everyone heard about the Heritage Foundation's rush to prescribe Shock Doctrine-style "reforms" for Haiti. I happened to be going to an event last night where Naomi Klein, Amy Goodman, and Raj Patel were speaking, and Klein made a call for U.S. citizens to be vigilant about any sort of conditions being placed on aid to Haiti.
The original headline of the Heritage Foundation piece was:
Amidst the Suffering, Crisis in Haiti Offers Opportunities to the ...(From Google cache)
Jan 13, 2010 ... The Foundry is published by The Heritage Foundation. ... Amidst the Suffering, Crisis in Haiti Offers Opportunities to the U.S. ...
blog.heritage.org/.../amidst-the-suffering-crisis-in-haiti-offers-opportunities-to-the-u-s/ - 16 hours ago -
Amy Goodman pointed this out to the crowd--they've since changed the title to the seemingly innocuous "Things to Remember when Helping Haiti."
Also, I can't be the only one annoyed by Bill Clinton's status as special envoy (or whatever his title is) to Haiti after all the shit that went down there on his watch.