Wearing rose coloured glasses, once again Bono rears his ugly head at the World Economic Forum. Children in Africa are starving to death yet a multitude of celebrities are enjoying themselves at luxury resorts in Switzerland looking for extra publicity. It's all about record sales, man, because that's what paying for the trip. Clearly, you weren't invited due to any stunning insights into economics - quite the opposite, despite reports by Reuters in the entertainment section that Bono was "courted" by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Bono, a self-styled champion of the world's poor, in turn said he was "delighted" with her keynote speech to the World Economic Forum of global business leaders and policy makers.
In addition to Bono, other notables in attendance looking to influence the redistribution of private funds are Bill Gates, Bill Clinton, Michael Douglas, Sharon Stone and Angelina Jolie.
The British royals might hit the slopes in the sleepy resort of Klosters each year, but neighboring Davos, the traditional host of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, has become the hot spot for celebrity watching,Moonbats sporting moon boots. How appropriate. I wanted to attend the event, but I couldn't afford to go, and with security so tight, I doubt I am glamorous enough to gain admittance.
Appropriately, this year's theme is "The Creative Imperative":
Business leaders from around the world are in Davos, Switzerland this week for the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum. As in past years, the challenges of an increasingly global world economy are on the agenda. The theme of this year's conference is the role of "The Creative Imperative" in addressing those challenges.Hate also has no limits. Via The Last Amazon, from Ynet news:
The few Israelis who arrived Tuesday at the Swiss ski-resort town of Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, an annual meeting of approximately 2,500 business leaders, were in for a bitter surprise: A scathing and malicious article blasting Israel was included in a special booklet handed out to all the conference's attendees.