Fixing a Hole (so the aid gets in)

“We need you and Tony to be the Lennon/McCartney of geopolitics. But what we need here is not love, all we need is here is passion.”

Referencing a Beatles song, Bono made an appeal to Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown and British Prime Minister Tony Blair to be the champions of a financial proposal that would combat poverty and disease in the Third World at a conference in London today. Via satellite link, Bono addressed the “Making Globalisation Work for All” conference as a keynote speaker. Proving himself to Beatles savvy, Brown replied, “I believe we can work it out.”