This clip will probably highlight our situation to more people globally, than any Wall Street Times article.
Mr Burns calls for Irish immigrants to come peel potatoes in the U.S
‘I’ve lots of potatoes that need peeling’ - Mr Burns pokes fun at Ireland’s economic woes - TV & Radio, Entertainment - Independent.ie
Although funny, I have to say we'd call it racist if it was Jim Davidson or Bernard Manning delivering the joke.
Shows that it's not necessarily the content of humour but the context.
Anyway, take a bow, our global image as poor immigrants has been restored.
3/4 of a million hits in 3 days.