Peanuts, on the other hand, always has a bag packed for the journey to Babel.
Nelson (once a terrorist, always a terrorist) Mandela has been placed in charge of forming the Justice League... Sorry, The Elders. A group of
Our new Global Overlords include Mandela himself (it's good to be the king), Kofi Annan, Desmond Tutu and, of course, Peanuts. A puff of white smoke will mean that the Council of 12 has chosen a new member for the braintrust.
The group's creation is the brainchild of Richard Branson (who may have spent too much time at high altitudes) and Peter Gabriel. Speaking only for myself, I know that I feel better that the genius who gave us "Sledgehammer" is taking responsibility for the planet. We're in good hands, my friends.
Peanuts, shrinking violet that he is, minimizes the role of the Council: "Collectively we'll be a very formidable force."