Morality Suits the New York Post

The New York papers are known for their ability to convey the day's most significant news in an eloquent and pithy manner.  We here at Dateline Headline will be comparing the headlines of the major New York papers and keep a running tally of the best.  Newspapers will be awarded from zero points for not even bothering to show up to ten points for the headline nobody can top.  Click on the headlines to see an image of each paper's front page.  Can you do better than the New York papers?  Place your headline of the day below.

Two of the papers focused on the Long Island bus crash, the Times continues its attempts to entangle us in another war, the Journal focused on greed, and the Post showed us its moral side by disparaging someone.

5.  The New York Times - U.S. Is Weighing Stronger Action in Syria Conflict
The newspaper of warmongering maintains its record.  Points awarded: 0.

4.  New York Post - Rap Weasel Must Pay $1 Million for Lost Laptop / Finders Keepers
If you make a promise and do not keep it, defender of morality the New York Post will remind you what a dirtbag you are.  Points awarded: 1.

3.  The Wall Street Journal - Fed Stimulus Likely in 2013
There is wealth in the future.  Points awarded: 2.

2.  Newsday - LI Crash Victim's Brother: I Saw Bus Coming
This is no time for double entendres Newsday.  Shame.  Points awarded: 2.

1.  Daily News - L.I. Boy's Agony: "The Bus Fell on My Brother" / I Saw Him Die
You cannot have a tabloid headline without the word die in it.  Points awarded: 3.

Newspaper Today's Points Total Points
The Wall Street Journal 2 22
The New York Times 0 19
Newsday 2 15
Daily News 3 10
New York Post 1 8


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Avatar of sarahbsarahb
November 29th, 2012  10:56 AM

I would have given them all zeros.


Avatar of photog17photog17
November 29th, 2012  1:14 PM

Bus Butchered Baby Brother is what the Post’s would have been