Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Mohegan Sun Arena
Bono: "Desire... greed... lust..." [points at audience members] "Oh, you're married! ...deceit... vanity – all the essentials for a showman like myself. And of course... une licence... to just look... in the mirror." [approaches iPad on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]
MacPhisto: [admiringly] "Oh yeah. Ohh, haha!" [chuckles]
Crowd: [cheers and laughter]
MacPhisto: [sings] "Please allow me to introduce myself. I'm a man... of wealth and taste. I been around for many a long year... stole many a man's soul... to waste. I was there in Charlottesville, with the Nazi flags!" [gives Nazi salute] "...and the KKK. It was I spray-painted the First Lady's coat – I told her it was all the rage!" [sniggers]
MacPhisto: "Pleased to meet you! Hope you guess my name."
MacPhisto: "The name... is MacPhisto, actually."
MacPhisto: "Though sometimes, I dress up... as Mick Jagger." [sniggers]
Crowd: [laughter and cheers]
MacPhisto: "What a wonderful year it has been!" [wheezy laugh] "Lunatics on the left, lunatics on the right, and a whole other category. Warehousing children on the border!" [evil laugh]
Crowd: [laughter and applause]
MacPhisto: "I do like that, actually – that sounds kinda... sounds kind of nice. Putting children in cages is very... very Hansel and Gretel!" [sniggers]
MacPhisto: "And for you... fancy... clever... liberals here in Connecticut..."
MacPhisto: "Just remember – when you don't believe I exist, that's when I do... my best work."
MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes... you can feel... THE ENEMYYY!" [raises and waves his arms]
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