Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Indonesia, Jakarta Post: ‘New Health Minister Faces Credibility Questions”
There are reports he was sick last week.
China, China Daily: “2nd Child Encouraged In China”
Just stay away from a third one.
Oman, Oman Tribune: “Women Hold Loyalty March”
I doubt if their husbands believe it is for them.
Qatar, Gulf Times: “NATO Backs New Afghan Strategy”
After eight years of failed strategies, I guess it is time for a new one.
Singapore, Straits Times: “China Ignores Tiger Trade”
Whew! At least we Americans can take over the tiger trade!
Canada, Toronto Star: “Protection For Nannies”
From the kids or from dad?
UK, The Independent: “Distracted Pilots Overshoot By 150 Miles”
When big issues like the stopped up toilet have to be dealt with, forget Minneapolis.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “It Really Was A Miracle”
Dick Cheney actually pronounced a coherent sentence.
South Africa, Argus: “”Everyone Involved Is A Loser”
I assume this describes the American people during the past year.
UAE, Khaleej Times: “Clean Up The World”
Heck, every time one cleans up a mess another one comes along.