Italian flag Tuesday 16th October 2018
Milan, Italy

Mediolanum Forum

MacPhisto: [sings] "Even the greatest stars..." [gazes at iPad on a stand; sees a devilish face superimposed over his own image] " themself in the looking glass..."

MacPhisto: [laughs] "Buonasera, Milano. MacPhisto al vostro servizio." [bows and laughs]

Crowd: [cheers and applause]

MacPhisto: "Tonight, I bid you... farewell." [sniffles] "Arrivederci."

Crowd: [awww]

MacPhisto: "It's-- it's not good evening... it's goodbye. But as I leave Milano, my melancholy is tempered by the knowledge that my people are arriving all over Europe." [chuckles] "That's right. They go by many names, my people. In Sweden, they call themselves... democrats – Sweden Democrats."

Crowd: [whoops]

MacPhisto: "In France, they keep changing their names. In Poland, they have names even I can't pronounce. In Hungary, well..." [chuckles] "...they're just hungry for me." [chuckles]

Crowd: [whistles]

MacPhisto: "In Italy... well, you've a few to choose from, don't you?" [laughs] "My hot tip – my hot tip! – is Matteo Salvini, ohhh yes!"

Crowd: [loud boos, whoops and applause]

MacPhisto: "Oh, yes!  No no no, I won't hear a bad thing about him. He can't spell very well, or count... but who needs facts and figures, when you only want to look like you can solve a problem?  You just want to look like you can solve the problem!"

Crowd: [whistles and applause]

MacPhisto: "So many names, my bambinos. But they all have one face... mine."

Crowd: [applause]

MacPhisto: "And remember... it's when you don't believe that I exist – that's when I do... my best work."

[Acrobat begins]

MacPhisto: "Don't believe what you hear. Don't believe what you see. If you just close your eyes... you can FEEL THE ENEMYYY!  Haaa!"

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