US flag Tuesday 3rd July 2018
Uncasville, Connecticut, USA

Mohegan Sun Arena


[Desire ends]

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 tablet computer on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image]

MacPhisto: [admiringly] "Ohh. Ohhh!" [chuckles]

Crowd: [cheers and laughter]

MacPhisto: "Ha ha ha ha ha!" [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]

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "Pleased to meet you!  Hope you guess my name."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "The name... is MacPhisto, actually."

Crowd: [cheer]

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!  Ha ha ha ha ha!"

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]

Crowd: [laughter]

MacPhisto: "And for you? Fancy... clever... liberals here in Connecticut."

Crowd: [cheer]

MacPhisto: "Just remember – when you don't believe I exist, that's when I do... my best work."

[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!" [raises and waves his arms]


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