publication date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008 (part of Round XXXVI)

category: Business

clue: Can this government economist rescue us from the subprime crisis? It is his job, after all.

explanation: Bernanke was Chairman of the Federal Reserve, engrossed in subprime lending crisis at the time this goo was published. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, and Samuel Franklin


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