HEADLINES FROM THE WORLD PRESS

Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Striking Garbage Men Fired”
This is one stinking way to deal with garbage.

Australia, Brisbane Times: ‘Police Stop Driver For 15 Violations In 11 Minutes”
He thought he was entered in the Olympic car drive to gain traffic tickets.

UAE, Gulf Times: “Obama Concerned About Road Fatalities”
I just don’t think this ranks ahead of concern over the unemployed.

South Africa, Argus: “Sick State Of Affairs”
This just about sums up the US Congress discussing health care.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Daddy Can You See My Brain”
Honest Rush, I am looking but just can’t see anything.

Russia, Moscow Times: “Stop Bribing Courts, President Medvedev Tells Oligarchs”
Are you telling me it is wrong to bribe judges? But, I’m wealthy!

UK, The Independent: “Firefighters Rescue 27 Stone Woman”
I guess they rose to the task.

Egypt, Egypt Daily News: “Saudi Accepts Unvaccinated Egyptian Pilgrims”
However, any pigs accompanying them will require vaccination.