Even Better Than The Real Thing?

Speaking of “phoning it in…” Remember how Bono was scheduled to sit down with Sen. McCain and Gov. Palin last Thursday? And to blog about it for the FT? Well:

Due to gridlock in Manhattan and the markets yesterday, our ONE campaign meeting with Senator John McCain and Governor Sarah Palin morphed into a phone call. Amongst other things, we discussed malaria, that preventable treatable disease that means 2,200 kids in Africa die each day because of a mosquito bite.

And then there was this, later in Bono’s post:

Heard Bill Gates, Mike Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch discussing the state of play in the economy last night. If only I could blog on that. It was off the record. I have let you down…

Such a tease…

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.