The BBC has been fawning over Bono and his speech over the last couple of days - the latest installment is :
BBC NEWS | Politics | 'Get real' on Africa, urges Bono
His campaigning work - which he fits in alongside a busy rock career that sees his band release their 14th album in November - has led to calls from several quarters for him to be considered for a Nobel Prize for humanitarianism.
Yes, that would be from the sort of ignorant people who think there IS a "Nobel Prize for humanitarianism" - not a great advert really is it.
(I have often wondered why I love Irish music - even the Fenian bigots - the only band I have had no time for ever that has come from the Island is U2 - must be the smell of bullshit about them.)