Friday 21 September 2018

Ian O'Doherty: Bono and the UN - it's a match made in heaven

Rattle and Humbug: Bono has joined the Irish bid for a place on the UN Security Council
Rattle and Humbug: Bono has joined the Irish bid for a place on the UN Security Council

Every now and then, just occasionally, the stars align to form something truly wonderful.

It's a case of taking two separate things and combining them into something approaching perfection, where they both become much more than the sum of their parts.

Peanut butter and chocolate, perhaps. Similarly, you couldn't imagine a refreshing gin in this weather without the back-of-the-throat quinine kick of the tonic.

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