Blah, blah, blah…

Out of this geopolitical muddle, a new world order is lurching into motion.

— The Washington Post, “In the shadow of U.S.-China rivalry, a new world order is emerging.” September 8, 2023

At the G20 summit in London in 2009, Britain’s then-Prime Minister Gordon Brown heralded a “new world order”.

—  CNN, September 5, 2023

We have before us the opportunity to forge for ourselves and for future generations a new world order.

— President George H.W. Bush (In address to the nation on January 16, 1991, two hours after allied forces began an attack on military targets in Iraq and Kuwait, George H.W. Bush Presidential Library & Museum

Protect us from another new world order,
they have come, they have gone, each
new one as bad as the previous one, each
one part bullshit and one part puffery, each
fodder for statesmen, diplomats, think tank
pundits and professors of political “science.”
Each a weasel-worded disguise of the same
old fight for power and wealth among the
empires stitched together, vying for control
over areas of the planet.
The only answer to reports on the emergence
of the latest new order came from Charlie
Brown and his pals in Peanuts:
“Blah, blah, blah…”

George Salamon lives in the heartland of America, in St. Louis, MO, where the new world order is embraced by too many. Read other articles by George.