Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
USA, Army Times: “Administration Concerned About China Military Buildup”
The US spends over $600 billion on the military and it is concerned about China!
UK, The Independent: “Clinton Met Fake Kim Jong Il”
Big deal, Kim met a fake Clinton.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Metro Counting On Ghost Passengers”
But, what if they pay in ghost money?
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Sport Stars Banned From Dancing”
You mean no dancing in the end zone!
Oman, Khaleej Times: Abdullah Abdullah May Pull Out Of Runoff”
He will be replaced by his brother, Abdullah.
Qatar, Gulf Times: “Former President Chirac To Be Tried On Corruption Charges”
I won’t be happy until another former president is on trial for violating the Constitution.
South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Reports Of My Resignation Not True”
Select any Republican senator for the above line and wish it was true.
Nepal, Nepali Times; ‘Head For The Hills”
The pigs are coming with you-know-what.
Kuwait, Kuwait Times: ‘Men Suffer From Gender Segregation”
Not as much as the women.
Trinidad, Trinidad Guardian: “Three Cops Arrested”