Rima’s Reign Winding Down

We noted here that the 2011 Miss USA pageant will take place a week from today. So outgoing Miss USA Rima Fakih is enjoying her last days of royalty. The New York Post reports that Rima is going out much as she came in:

Rules be damned, outgoing Miss USA Rima Fakih is indulging in late-night partying before she reluctantly gives up her title next Sunday. …
The Lebanese-born beauty who admittedly loves the nightlife and was even caught clubbing into the wee hours at the start of her yearlong reign, seems to be picking up where she left off as the clock ticks toward her return to mere commoner.
“I’m only human,” Fakih, 25, admitted to The Post.

Human, but at a very high level; click to enlarge:
Rima may have her faults, but like most beauty queens, she seems politically sound–to judge, at least, by her tribute to President Reagan at the Reagan Library:

The betting odds haven’t changed since we posted photos of the top three favorites, so here is the current number four, Miss Arizona. Click to enlarge:
The field, as I wrote the other day, appears very strong.

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