Intelligence Quotient

A summary of what's in the major U.S. newspapers.
Dec. 5 2004 6:45 AM

Intelligence Quotient

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Good for the GDP ... On the heels of President Bush's recent visit, the WP discovers yet another controversy in Canada: importing strippers from other nations. According to the Post, "[c]ritics say the program turns Canada into a pimp, while local employers assert it serves a legitimate business, and dancers from struggling countries say it's a way to better their lives."

Correction, Dec. 6, 2004: This piece originally stated that two appeals courts that rule on Texas death penalty cases are in the state of Texas. In fact, one is in Louisiana. ( Return to the corrected sentence.)

Keelin McDonell is an assistant editor atthe New Republic.