Posted by dailyslog on 16/08/2011 in Headlines | Short Link

Because Sinatra Didn’t Have a French Accent
“Why Frogs Don’t Sing Like Sinatra”–headline, The Wall Street Journal, Aug. 13

Out on a Limb

  • “Obama Bus Tour Has Campaign Overtones”–headline, USA Today website, Aug. 15
  • “Obama’s Economy–or Not? There’s probably not much the president could have done about the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression–except possibly lead better.”–headline and subheadline, NationalJournal.com, Aug. 15

Life Imitates the Onion

  • “Cackling Warren Buffett Burns Entire Fortune in Front of Nation”–headline, Onion, Aug. 9
  • “Warren Buffett Tells Congress to Raise Taxes on Wealthy”–headline, ABCNews.com, Aug. 15

Frustrated Voter: ‘Hey, I Didn’t Order a Pizza!’
“Obama to Frustrated Voters: Tell Congress to Start Delivering”–headline, FoxNews.com, Aug. 13

Next: Mitt Romney Plays the Race Card
“President Obama Plays the Patriotism Card”–headline, Politico.com, Aug. 12

Stop Whining and Get Reading Glasses
“President Obama’s Vision Problem”–headline, Politico.com, Aug. 15

A Moment of Relative Lucidity
“Paul Krugman Calls for Space Aliens to Attack Earth Requiring Massive Defense Buildup to Stimulate Economy”–headline, NewsBusters.org, Aug. 14

The Lonely Lives of Former Enron Advisers
“I’m going to miss Tim Pawlenty.”–Paul Krugman, New York Times website, Aug. 14

So Much for the War on Drugs
“NYT’s Blow: Every Time Bachmann Said ‘As President of the United States’ Thursday ‘I Blacked Out’ “–headline, NewsBusters.org, Aug. 13

That’s a Socialist Mop
“Drop the Brooms, You Capitalist Scum”–headline, Daily Telegraph website (London), Aug. 13

Except the Ones Their Parents Killed
“One-Child Policy a Surprising Boon for Chinese Girls”–headline, Associated Press, Aug. 14

Smart Diplomacy
“US Apologises for Diplomat’s ‘Dirty’ Indians Comment”–headline, Agence France-Presse, Aug. 13

What Would Floridians Do Without Experts?
“Dow’s Swings May Hurt Floridians’ Net Worth, Experts Fear”–headline, Orlando Sentinel, Aug. 13

Cod Bless America
“Fish Carries Flag for U.S. and Faces Djokovic”–headline, New York Times, Aug. 13

She’s Not as Old as She Looks
“Cougar Report in Grand Island Unconfirmed”–headline, Lincoln (Neb.) Journal Star, Aug. 13

Hey, Kids! What Time Is It?
“It’s No Time for a Presidential Vacation”–headline, Washington Post, Aug. 12

Questions Nobody Is Asking
“Why Not Bloomy?”–headline, New York Post, Aug. 14

Answers to Questions Nobody Is Asking

  • “Why Recycling in Los Angeles Is So Confusing”–headline, Los Angeles Times, Aug. 12
  • “Why the World Is Ready for 2 ‘Snow Whites’ “–headline, Associated Press, Aug. 14
  • “Why Obama Looks So Bad”–headline, Chicago Tribune, Aug. 14

Vampire Man Bites Bat–Now That Would Be News
“Vampire Bat Bites Man: Rabies Transmission Reported as U.S.’ First”–headline, Los Angeles Times website, Aug. 12

It’s Always in the Last Place You Look
“Swan Lake in China”–headline, PajamasMedia.com, Aug. 13

Breaking News From 1774
“Antoinette Holds Down Top Spot”–headline, Cayman Free Press (British West Indies), Aug. 12

Breaking News From 1945
“Mushrooms Join Growing List of Radioactive Threats to Japan’s Food Chain”–headline, Bloomberg, Aug. 14

News You Can Use

  • “Fight Early, Fight Often for Healthy Marriage”–headline, WTOP-FM website (Washington), Aug. 15
  • “Don’t Aid Spread of Tree Disease”–headline, Free Lance-Star (Fredericksburg, Va.), Aug. 12

Bottom Stories of the Day

  • “Argentine President Overcoming Doldrums”–headline, New York Times, Aug. 14
  • “Mitt Romney Discloses Massive Personal Wealth”–headline, RollCall.com, Aug. 12
  • “Another News Outlet Publishes an Unflattering Bachmann Photo”–headline, HotAir.com, Aug. 14
  • “Obama Team Sharpens Attack on Republican Field, Defends President”–headline, FoxNews.com, Aug. 14
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