Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Czech Republic, Prague Daily Monitor: ‘Pope More Popular Than Expected”
Is that good or bad news?
Qatar. Gulf Times: “Gorillas Make Pals Online”
Big deal. Our gorillas in congress not only daily make friends, but loads of enemies.
Turkey, Hurriyet: “Disregard Swine Flu Rumors”
The media has created an epidemic where none exists. Just ask people in the hospital.
Japan, Japan Times: “Elevator Decree Take Effect”
From now on the elevator will have to use the stairs.
Israel, Haaretz: “Where Wild Things Are”
At any Tea Party gathering.
Sweden, The Local: “Soldiers Blow Up Wrong House”
Don’t feel bad. In America we blew up thousands of lives in search of non-existent WMD.
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Lunacy Rules At Royal Perth Show”
So what, our lunacy in Congress surpasses anything in the world.
South Africa, Argus: “Clothing Strike Suspended”
From now on, we all work naked.
UK, The Independent: “We Will Change The World-Brown”
I think people in the UK would settle for changing England.