Looks like he got it:
Singer Harry Belafonte, subject of an upcoming HBO documentary about his political activism, was asked what he would say to the White House and Congress about the gamesmanship in which they are engaged over the national debt.When you've lost Harry Belafonte . . . .
“My question would be, to Congress and the president: What happened to moral truth? What happened to moral courage?” Belafonte said.
He’d also like to tell them: “Politics without moral purpose, really more often than not, winds up as tyranny.”
“Barack Obama and his mission has failed because it lacked a certain kind of moral courage, a kind of moral vision . . . a kind of courage we are in need of,” said the King of Calypso.