publication date: Sunday, January 25, 2009 (part of Round XXXVII)

category: Fads

clue: Some students really get charged up about politics.

explanation: Meyer was a college student who got into a conflict with the police when questioning John Kerry at a speaking appearance in 2007. A video of Meyer shouting "don't tase me, bro!" to the police spawned a national catchphrase and Internet phenomenon. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Tony Peters, and Mihai Rusu


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