Wednesday, June 01, 2005

You gotta love him

(Well, maybe you won't, but ...) Bono's making waves for kind words about President Bush and -- gasp! -- Senator Jesse Helms. It takes courage for any celebrity, but especially one of the world's biggest rock stars and its most outspoken activist, to speak kindly about archconservatives like W and Helms. But he manages to do so. Why? Because, (in his words) Bono chooses not to

... respond to caricature — the left, the right, the progressives, the reactionary. Don’t take people on rumour. Find the light in them, because that will further your cause.

More here.


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