Except for the snow, which rules all. Even the Google, whose attempts to become an internet service provider make most of the front pages, cannot stop the mighty white stuff.
The Washington Post dedicate three entire stories front-page to the weather. If they had a theme tune, it would be by early 90s Canadian rap sensation Snow. The Daily News, meanwhile, have the most stock cover they could possibly have run. There are fun things going on elsewhere though:
- The Wall Street Journal look at yet another sensible healthcare fix that will not be implemented.
- The Washington Post squeeze in a tale about uranium enrichment in Iran.
- And the LA Times look at security for the winter Olympics.
Disclosure: I freelance write and report for newspapers that are included in this roundup. Where there is a direct conflict of interest I will make it clear.
The New York Times: says Germany is bitter about bailing out Greece, and that the Iraqi Prime Minister is using the army for politics. There's a continuation of the investigation into youth prisons in New York, and a look at the biggest bank bonus earners this year. Climate change scientists and sceptics are both using the blizzard to argue their case, and the paper follow a Chicagoan man who went back to Haiti to find his parents.
The Washington Post: really cannot get enough weather stories. They've been limiting themselves to two a day, but then they realized that Vancouver wants snow and doesn't have any so they just had to do three today. They squeeze in some non-snow news too: Iranian uranium (great band name, btw) enriching is not going so well, and Google want to supply the internets to you.
The LA Times: leads with the weather too. They also look at healthcare in China, Google's internet infrastructure ambitions, the battle between an ice-cream parlor and the unions and Canada's security efforts for the winter Olympics.
The Wall Street Journal: leads with Google, has a look at the political metaphors the snow has conjured, and outlines yet another example of healthcare idiocy. The feature is, aptly, about ice boating.
The New York Post: really, really, really should have used the headline 'REGULATORS! Mount Up.' It's so rarely you get an opportunity to reference Warren G on a story. But it's about regulators! And horses!
The Daily News: zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz. (Sorry, drifted off.)