We offer samples of headlines that appeared in the world press along with our comments.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald:  “Water Torture”

That sounds more enticing than Republican explanations of why wealthy people can’t pay 3% more in taxes.

Turkey, Hurriyet:  “Man Commits Suicide In Police Station”

Better me killing me than you killing me.

Russia, Moscow Times:  “Putin Awards Executives”

Not a day goes by without another Putin award to self.

Indonesia, Jakarta Post:  “Ignorance Excuses Mass Killings”

One person killed, it  can be ignorance, mass, NO.

USA, NY Post:  “Frostbitten Penis”

No hot time in old town tonight.

Germany, Der Spiegel:  “Bing Seeks Bang”

Was that bang or  bank?

UK, Guardian:  “Poor But Sexy”

If you really are sexy then you will not worry about being poor.