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Paper Monitor

11:50 UK time, Wednesday, 5 November 2008

A service highlighting the riches of the daily press.

America has decided for Paper Monitor. There was honey drizzled on one's morning porridge, rather than cinnamon.

And in the absence of any newspapers delivered to Monitor Towers, a glance through the online UK newspapers shows the leading articles of all political persuasions are pretty unanimous in their excitement that Americans have also chosen their first black president.

But there are warnings amid the euphoria. The Daily Telegraph notes the difficult economic situation Barack Obama has inherited and says his "speeches have been disconcertingly vacuous, long on rhetoric and preachy metaphors but short on content".

But it's a rare note of disquiet, and even the Daily Star gets in on the Obama love-fest.

However it somewhat spoils its foray into serious news at the end of its election report.

Are the inverted commas in MORE "NEWS" HERE really necessary?

Best - if predictable - headline goes to - even more predictably - the Sun with "MCCAIN'S HAD HIS CHIPS".

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