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Monday, April 27, 2009

More on Bono's Tax Hypocrisy

I previously have blogged (see list below the fold) the flap over Bono's arranging his music business affairs to escape Irish taxes.  Here is the latest chapter:  What Bono Says and What He Does; There’s a Well-Documented Reason the Do-Gooder Can’t Put His Money Where His Mouth Is:

After playing the Obama inauguration a couple of months back, the pop star Bono flew back home to a rare barrage of hostile headlines. As you know, the global do-gooder wants us to send more of our money to Africa. So why is he sending his money to the Netherlands?

(Hat Tip: Andy Morriss.)

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Why blog the crassly foolish version of the Bono story, when there are ten other Bono tax stories out there that tell it like it is - that Bono is a hypocrite and should pay his taxes like everyone else?

Posted by: Nicholas Shaxson | Apr 28, 2009 9:53:27 AM