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    Wed, 08 Sep 2010 14:03:08

    Tony Blair Says Bono Could Have Been British Prime Minister - Pop stars as politicos? Stranger things have happened

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    • Bono - CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono (R) as The Edge looks on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
    • Bono - CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono (2nd R) as The Edge (2nd L) and Larry Mullen Jr look on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.
    • Bono - CUPERTINO, CA - SEPTEMBER 09: Apple CEO Tim Cook (L) announces the free download of the new U2 album on iTunes as members of U2 The Edge (2nd L), Larry Mullen Jr (C), Adam Clayton (2nd R) and Bono as and look on during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled the Apple Watch wearable tech and two new iPhones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.

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    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair says in his new memoir that U2 frontman and political actionary Bono could have been the Prime Minister of Britain himself if he had pursued a career in politics instead of pop music. While Bono has used his music as an instrument of social change, I am left to wonder how a career in politics would have suited him.

    Would you have voted for Bono if he had ran for office? Or would that have been too ostentatious for you?

    —Amy Sciarretto
    09.08.10




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