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

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Protests at Crime Levels”
Are they concerned they are too high or too low?

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Australians Economically Stupid”
Sorry, Aussies, that title belongs to we Americans.

Greece, Kathimerini: “Greek Tourist Minister Steps Down”
Gee, I wonder why?

Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Woman Takes Hostage At Service Station”
When I say, “fill it up, I mean fill it up!”

China, China Daily: “100 Teachers Mentally Ill”
That’s all?

Canada, Toronto Star: “Why Gasoline Prices Haven’t Fallen?”
It’s the oil companies, not the supply, you fool!

Sweden, The Local: “Ban Naked Short Selling”
All stock brokers will be fully clothed when selling stocks.

Norway, Norway Post: “Should Employers Target Fat Workers?”
Only think employers should fire fat workers.

Finland, Sanomat: “Beehives Arrives At US Embassy”
I assume a busy time was had by all.