Portuguese flag Monday 17th September 2018
Lisbon, Portugal

Altice Arena

MacPhisto: [sings] "Even the greatest stars... discover themself in the looking glass..." [approaches iPad on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image] "Even the greatest stars..."

Crowd: [cheers and applause]

MacPhisto: "Mm... mm... b-- boa noite, my little..." [grunts and waves hand] "Senhor MacPhisto at your serviço!" [bows and laughs]

Crowd: [cheers, whistles and applause]

MacPhisto: "Ohhh..." [sniffs] "You know... there's a funny..." [sniffs] "...smell in here."

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: [sniffs] "Ooh... it's really nasty!" [inhales] "Ohh... I-- I know what it is." [sniffs] "Democrats!"

Crowd: [laughter]

MacPhisto: "Hah!  The place just stinks... of democracy. Fucking Portugal!" [mocking laugh]

Crowd: [laughter and applause]

MacPhisto: "Ohhh yeaahh... your parliament!  Don't any of you remember the good days, when one person used to take all the decisions?" [laughs] "My good friend, Salazar!" [laughs]

Crowd: [boo]

MacPhisto: "Minister for the Navy, Minister for Finance, Minister for Agriculture, all at the same time!" [laughs] "Ohh. Now... if you're in the mood for another... Minister of Everything... here's some breaking news. MacPhisto for Europe!  That's the ticket – MacPhisto for Europe!"

Crowd: [cheers, whistles and applause]

MacPhisto: "Oh!  So you don't believe I exist?  Well, funny – 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!"

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