Columbia songwriter writes anthem about human trafficking

By Doug Miller,

January 20, 2015, 2:52 PM

Sometimes a journalist has to ask a question he knows is a dumb one, just to get the source to start talking.

Asking a songwriter why she wrote a particular song is one of those. Oftentimes, the answer is along the lines of what Paul Henried, as Victor Laszlo, says to Humphrey Bogart's Rick Blaine in "Casablanca."

"You might as well question why we breathe"...