Wolfowitz Seeks Advice from Bono
"WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Wolfowitz, whose nomination as World Bank president has stirred controversy, discussed poverty and development issues with Irish rock star Bono in two telephone conversations Thursday, an adviser said. Wolfowitz adviser Kevin Kellems told Reuters the deputy U.S. defense secretary initiated the lengthy conversations with the lead singer of the rock group U2, whose name had been bandied about for the World Bank presidency. "Does anyone else find this odd? The possible head of the World Bank seeking advice from a rock star instead of say... a Nobel prize winning economist?
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