Each day we offer a sample of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.
Turkey, Hurriyet “Consumer Protests Fuel Prices”
Please stop the protests so we can avoid raising fuel prices.
Saudi Arabia, Saudi Gazette: “Sheikh Has Sale Of Limited Collection Of Villas”
Gee, I wonder what the entire collection contains.
New Zealand, New Zealand Herald: “Suicide Donkeys”
Let’s not make an ass of ourselves.
Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Pregnant Heroin Trafficker Sent Home”
It might be wise to check the little bundle she is carrying inside.
Denmark, Copenhagen Post: “Chicken Rides Again”
I assume in the United States Congress when they discuss health care.
South Africa, Argus: “Priest’s Son Caused Crash”
There is always a bit of a devil inside the child of every priest.
Canada, Toronto Star: “Biker-Don’t Pickles Grow On Trees?”
Actually, no, and even more shocking is there is no Santa Claus.
Romania, Nine O’Clock: “Human Egg Trafficking”
Cluck, cluck, cluck.
Australia, Brisbane Times: “Judge Sick Of Swine Flu Defense”
I would also get sick of having pigs in my court oinking all over the place.