Friday 22nd June 2018
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Bono: "Desire... greed... show-offiness... deceit... lust... vanity – all the essentials for a showman like myself. And of course... a licence... to just look... in the mirror." [approaches tablet computer on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]
MacPhisto: [inhales admiringly] "Ohh. Very revealing!"
MacPhisto: "Ooh. Age can bring..." [points to lesion on his cheek] "...a-- a spot of bother! Haha. Is there a dermatologist in the house? [inaudible] My name... is MacPhisto."
Crowd: [cheers and applause]
MacPhisto: "I'm having... somewhat of a comeback." [sniggers]
MacPhisto: "What with people spying on themselves, with their own telephones." [sniggers] "And warming up the Cold War in a microwave!" [evil chuckle] "LUNATICS... on the left AND right! And lunatics... from a whole other category. Warehousing children! Ha ha ha. But then again, I do love the sound of that. Putting children in cages – very Hansel and Gretel, no?" [sniggers]
MacPhisto: "Excuse me... Boston. One thing you should know: it's when you don't believe that I exist – that's when I do my best work."
MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. Just close your eyes... you can feel the enemyyy! Haa! ...Haa!"
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