German flag Tuesday 13th November 2018
Berlin, Germany

Mercedes-Benz Arena


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

Crowd: [laughter, whoops and whistles]

MacPhisto: [chuckles] "Auf Wiedersehen, Berlin!" [wipes away tears]

Crowd: [whoops and whistles]

MacPhisto: [sings] "La-la, la-la, la-la-la-la, la-la-la..."

Crowd: [laughter]

MacPhisto: [sighs] "MacPhisto's disappearing for a while." [waves] "Auf Wiedersehen, Berlin."

Crowd: [whoops and whistles]

MacPhisto: "I'm not gone, mind – just slipping out of sight." [wicked laugh] "Till the next time. But remember, Berlin... whenever you see a journalist being crushed or bullied... or children being separated from their parents. Whenever the lost or the lonely are washed up exhausted on borders that are closed to them. Where there is no value to human life... you will find me. My name... might be Trump..."

Crowd: [whistles and applause]

MacPhisto: "...Bolsonaro... Putin... Le Pen, Assad, Orbán... Gauland. Big bruiser... or little despot. Wherever you see those many names... remember this – there's just one face attached to them. It's MY face. It's MY face."

Crowd: [whoops and applause]

MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes... you can feel the enemy. Ha ha ha ha ha ha!"

[Acrobat begins]

MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. Haaa!"


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