Random sampling of global headlines:
An 87-year old Alzheimer’s patient dies untended because Abdul Bhutto was finishing up his prayers: That’s almost too poignant a distillation of Britain’s demographic transformation.
Vancouver: “Transgender Beauty Queen Kicked Out Of Miss Universe“
She’s hotter than most of the other gals, but that’s almost too literal an illustration of John O’Sullivan’s theory that the entire post-war history of Canada can be summed up by Monty Python’s “Lumberjack Song”.
Sacramento: “California Marijuana Workers Ready To Unionize“
The grass is always greener on the other coast. The Golden State at twilight: half-stoner, half-teamster. Okay, that’s enough: As Ed Driscoll notes, satirists should be unionizing before the massive redundancies.