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

Canada, Toronto Star: “What Canadians Not Allowed To Know”

That mayor Rob Ford was actually sober today?

Sweden,Local: “Pub Shortage Increases”

I assume that means drunks decrease.

France, Connexion: “Crime Starts To Pay”

I’d be more impressed by a headline that says, “Crime Does Not Pay”

South Africa, Mail & Guardian: “Money Can’t Buy Happiness”

But, just about everything else!

Turkey, Hurriyet: “Assad Runs For Third Term”

Hopefully, that is the deadliest.

New Zealand,New Zealand Herald: “Slain For Bag”

I assume he was a bag man.

USA, aol: “Go Easy On Rapist”

He didn’t come??