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If I were President:  On Thursday, Haitian-American hip hop star Wyclef Jean announced his bid to be the next Haitian president.  The humanitarian and platinum selling music artist was a leading voice in helping the relief efforts after his homeland was struck by a massive earthquake in January, leaving the already financially impoverished nation in an even bigger crisis.   However, critics question whether the musician is qualified for such a position for reasons other than the fact that he lacks any prior political experience.  The Village Voice notes several reasons why Wyclef deserves not one vote.  On the list is Wyclef’s track record for not paying his taxes and the controversy surrounding his charity Yele Haiti in which he was accused of pocketing $400,000.