Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
UAE, Khaleej Times: “Police Arrested In Drug Raid”
I’m glad the drug lords have finally gotten around to raiding the police for drugs.
Oman, Oman Tribune: “Intelligence Chief Sacked”
They are now seeking an unintelligent chief.
UK, The Independent: “Is Running France Too Much For Sarkozy?”
I suspect the French people hope he would keep on running for exercise and leave them alone.
South Africa, Argus: “South Africa Gears For Week Of Strike”
That is one country I am striking off my list of places to go.
Sweden, The Local: “Swedish Doctors Refuse To Circumcise Boys”
No sweat, convert to Judaism and get a Mohel.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Copenhagen Closed”
To what? For how long?
Israel, Jerusalem Post: “FBI Sting Anti-Semitism”
Yes indeed, the Italian names are simply a cover up, we all know those black bearded guys are really Jews.
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Father Torched Home Because No Lunch Served”
Gee, what does he do for no dinner?
Kuwait, Kuwait Times: “Bike Industry Goes Electric”
There goes another ten percent of people getting obese.
Hungary, Budapest Sun: “Ms. Plastic Face Hungary Contest”
Is the winner the one who looks more like an Hungarian or less like one?