Pope Bono Could Absolve George W. Bush
Now that Pope Benedict XVI is stepping down, some folks on the internet are suggesting possible replacements. One name which keeps coming up is Bono…
Bono Has a Shot as Pope, According to Online Gambling Sites
While many have reacted to news that Pope Benedict XVI is planning to resign at the end of February with either concern, relief, or total and utter apathy, a select few met the news with something closer to glee: Gamblers. Since news of the Pope’s future plans broke early Monday morning, people have been placing online bets on who will become the next leader of the Catholic Church.
According to online betting forum OddsChecker.com, for instance, Ghana’s Cardinal Peter Turkson has the best odds of winning at 7-2, followed by Quebec’s Cardinal Marc Ouellet at 4-1, and Cardinal Francis Arinze of Nigeria at 11-2. That’s three non-Europeans in case anyone’s counting. Some less likely but far more well-known names on the list include U2 frontman Bono…
Think about it this way.
If Bono is the new Pope, the American people might finally learn that President George W. Bush did more for AIDS victims in Africa than any other American president. Ever…
Bono on George W. Bush AIDS activism: He ‘kind of knocked it out of the park’
On Wednesday’s airing of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” the lead singer of the rock band U2 made a plea to host Jon Stewart’s audience for Americans to remain active in the battle to combat AIDS on the eve of World AIDS Day.
Bono also had praise for one American president in particular. Not President Barack Obama or former President Bill Clinton, but instead for President George W. Bush, who, according to Bono, had set a precedent for Obama to follow.
“We’re hoping very much that President Obama is going to follow through on what President Bush did,” Bono said. “I know that’s hard for you to accept. It was amazing.
Wait a minute, that doesn’t fit the liberal narrative at all.