HEADLINES IN THE WORLD PRESS

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

Sweden, The Local: “Man Thrown Off Bus In Gender Row”
It’s ladies night out bus time, so keep your penis off it.

Australia, Canberra Times: “Sydney Stifled By Culture Of Mediocrity”
Big deal. how do you think Americans handle the culture of Congressional Mediocrity?”

UK, The Independent: “Turn On Your IPod And Learn”
How about turning on your mind?

Canada, Toronto Star: “Why Would Anyone Want To Be Mayor”
Sounds like a better job than being president.

Japan, Japan Times: “Japan Unemployment Hits 5.5%”
“US Unemployment Hits 9.8%”
We elected a liberal named Barack Obama.

Indonesia, Jakarta Post: “Corruption Baiters Baited”
Corruption is in the eye of the beholder.

Australia, Sydney Morning Herald: “Missing Boy Found At Friend”
This is what we term a non-news story akin to “Lady Helped Across Street”

UK, Guardian: “US Climate Bill Not Likely”
Unfortunately, global warming most likely.