Magazine October 17, 2011, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• The good news: At long last, Saudi women can vote. The bad news: They’ll have to show a valid driver’s license.

• Gov. Rick Perry is falling in the polls following a dismal debate performance in Orlando. One lowlight was his claim that opponents of his policy of in-state tuition for illegal immigrants have no heart. Another was an attempted shot at Romney as a flip-flopper that left doubt as to whether English is Perry’s native language. All is not lost for Perry, but he needs to sharpen. Republicans like his conservative record in Texas, but they are also looking

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