Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Cruelty Charges At Humane Society”
Who else but the Humane Society would be cruel-the Cruelty Society?
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Going Nude At Theme Park”
No Nudes is good Nudes at any theme park.
Sweden, The Local: “Wife Pregnancy Blamed For Prostitute Visit”
At least the prostitute didn’t become pregnant because he would then have to visit his wife.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post; “Give Us Back Our Opposition”
Gee, wouldn’t America welcome an intelligent opposition party?
Israel, Ha’aretz: “Israel Government Does Not Know What To Do”
It should know that peace is preferable to war.
China, China Daily: “2 Million Muslims Prepare To Stone Devil”
This is definitely not fair odds for Muslims.
Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Government Insists Exam Must Stay”
I assume they refer to examining legislators on what they know about politics and world affairs.
Singapore, Straits Times: “Don’t Turn Churches Into Clubs”
With bingo and other attractions, what else are they but clubs?
Finland, Sanomat: “Pig Farm Improvements”
No humans allowed on the farm?
USA, Army Times: “Hams, Turkeys Reployed To Combat Zones”
I’d rather that turkeys and hams did the fighting than humans.