Minister of Sport,
Government of Trinidad and Tobago.
If you hadn't spent the 2...3...4 million to plant your pole in futile hope of burying a seed that'd lead to an outburst of national pride, we'd now have had every penny to expend on a much worthier cause ---that of bringing some relief to our bewildered neighbours in Haiti in this their hour of gravest need. [http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/gary-hunt-must-go]
Therefore, the least you and your Ministry can do is to bring your flag to half-mast as a mark of respect for the many thousand souls who so tragically lost their lives in that earthquake.
Maybe by doing that, a bit of what you said you expected to explode within us consequent upon your