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Michael Jackson today said he was heading back to the recording studio to replace the seemingly anti-Semitic lines ("Jew me, sue me" and "kick me, kike me") in a song on his blockbuster new album with something -- anything -- else. Jackson has insisted he meant no offense by the lyrics, in the song "They Don't Care About Us" from the CD "HIStory Past, Present and Future Book 1." He maintains the song was meant to sympathize with victims everywhere, including Jews. That might seem like a stretch, but given Jackson's "reach-out, hug-a-tree, love-your-neighbor" past,TIME's Christopher John Farleybuys it. "Come on: here's a guy who always features a multiracial cast of kids in his videos.He had enough problemswithout having to deal with being anti-Semitic as well."