publication date: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 (part of Summer 2014)

category: Controversy

clue: When his city fined him for needing a fresh coat of paint, he chose the colors red, white, and blue.

explanation: Greer was a Florida man who made headlines for opposing an overzealous code enforcement officer by painting a large American flag on the front of his house. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, and Erik Bates


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