Bag’s Take-Away:

Your news quiz of the day. What’s the different between these four editions of the new TIME cover featuring Platon’s portrait of Rick Perry? … See answer below the boilerplate.


(photo: Platon for TIME)
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Right, the U.S. edition omits the sub-head: “Can the governor of Texas become the next U.S. President?”  Of course, some would argue the text is necessary  to help overseas readers answer the question: “Who’s this Rick Perry guy?” In comparision, the American media — driven home by the Platon-treatment — has already convinced itself of the first answer.

Bag’s Take-Away:

Your news quiz of the day. What’s the different between these four editions of the new TIME cover featuring Platon’s portrait of Rick Perry? … See answer below the boilerplate.

(photo: Platon for TIME)

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Topping LIFE.com’s 2011 list of Best Photo Blogs, follow us at: BagNewsNotes; BAG Twitter; BAG Facebook; Bag by Email.

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Right, the U.S. edition omits the sub-head: “Can the governor of Texas become the next U.S. President?” Of course, some would argue the text is necessary to help overseas readers answer the question: “Who’s this Rick Perry guy?” In comparision, the American media — driven home by the Platon-treatment — has already convinced itself of the first answer.

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