What the true effects will be on the international stage are TBD.
What a freak show our world is turning out to be, eh?
Someone said it best when they likened this hullabaloo to a reality show, with politicians, diplomats and the media starring in it. The rest of us? Glued to our screens, simultaneously disgusted and enthralled by what might come next. Real World: International Diplomacy Challenge?
That was a bad attempt at echoing that MTV reality show. (Sidebar: I think it’s still going on, but not so much as a social experiment as much as it’s a taped orgy for attention whores.)
I was trying to avoid posting more on the North/South situation or about this whole WikiLeaks thing. It’s not like I have much to contribute (though when do I ever). I could throw my spear into the murky flow of information and take a stab at analyzing, or I can just be lazy and throw a bunch of links at you.
Guess which one I chose…