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

UK, The Independent: “Housemistress Accused of Abuse”
I guess she is not mistress of her house.

South Africa, Argus: “Open Toilet Probe”
This is one smelly story.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “A Sure Loser”
The American people after the congressional election.

Norway, Norway Post: “Berlusconi: I Love Women”
Particularly those who take money for sex.

New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Are We A Nation Of Drunks”
According to the election, we got drunk on stupidity.

Sweden, The Local: “Xmas Letters Flow Into Post Office”
How about redirecting to the North Pole post office?

USA, New York Daily News: “Send In The Clowns”
With the clowns elected Tuesday night, one could start a circus.

Australia, Brisbane Times: “Fraudster Goes Free”
The story of Wall Street.

Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Unfaithful Nation Punished”
After two years of Republican rule in Congress, this will be the feeling of most Americans.

Canada, Toronto Star: “Shoplifter Send For Observation”
They were allowed to observe shoplifters in action