My Irish half has been aching all week to end my troubles with Bono. I fucked up my first day on the job by assuming rumors of his Good Friday Agreement with Rick Santorum were true. (They were not. Also, that whole “intelligent design theory” as scooped by Newsmax? Less than reliable. You heard it here first.)
But the U2 frontman has struck up curious working relationships in the past (Sinatra, Pavarotti, Helms), and so it should neither shock nor appall that he’s just been invited to lunch at the White House.
“[Bush and Bono] had a very good discussion about some of our common priorities,