US flag Wednesday 13th June 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Wells Fargo Center


[Desire ends]

Bono: "Thank you, thank you! Desire... greed... lust... showy-offiness... deceit... vanity – all the essentials for a showman like myself. And a licence... to just look... in the mirror. Oh yeah." [approaches tablet computer on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]

Crowd: [whoops and screams]

MacPhisto: "Very revealing!" [sniggers, then inhales admiringly] "Oooh! Age... can bring a spot..." [points to lesion on his cheek] "...of bother!" [sniggers] "Is there a dermatologist in the house?" [sniggers] "My name... is Mr MacPhisto."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: [chuckles] "I'm having somewhat of a comeback." [sniggers] "You know? People spying on themselves with their own telephones." [chuckles] "And the Cold War, warming up again. Lunatics on the LEFT... lunatics on the RIGHT!" [evil laugh]

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Children... dealing... with dangerous... weapons. Oh, Donald!  Ha ha ha ha!  I almost choked up, seeing you out there with the rocket boy." [chuckles] "Best of friends! You kids really do love your rockets, don't you?" [sniggers]

Crowd: [laughter and applause]

MacPhisto: "Children just don't like to give up their toys. Now, Philadelphia?"

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "It's when you don't believe I exist – that's when I do... my best work." [sniggers]

[Acrobat begins]

MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes, you can feel the enemyyy! Haaa! Uhh! Haaa!"


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