"It's my way of getting across a point about the abuse at Abu Ghraib prison. In the US there are talk-show hosts openly saying: 'Well, how do we get info about the next 9/11 attack? Ask nicely?'. They think torture and abuse is OK. My point is torture is wrong. You can't torture people, full stop. It's wrong."
- Bono on his blindfolded prisoner act on the Vertigo Tour, 2005
did you know
During the Achtung Baby recordings Bono often howled his frustration on mistakes, after a while the band imposed a new band rule: the hyped-up Bono is permanently forbidden to drink coffee.