Performing as M.I.A., Arulpragasam recently shrugged knowingly as MTV refused her "Sunshowers" video. "I was told that they took issue with the overall atmosphere of the song, not just the 'like PLO we don't surrendo' line."Austin Chronicle. See also Washington Post:
Sunshowers," sampling a vintage track by Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band, was banned by MTV because of the lyrics "you wanna go? you wanna winna war? Like PLO, I don't surrendo."
Thanks, Viacom, for reminding us of what's important: American Freedom. See also Cancellation of the play "My Name is Rachel Corrie" at the New York Theater Workshop.
Welcome to America, 2006. A nice place to visit, but . . . .