publication date: Friday, September 6, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Government

clue: She may be a tough fighter, but she eventually caved to protest by nearly two million people.

explanation: Lam, nicknamed "tough fighter," is the Chief Executive of Hong Kong. Her proposed changes to extradition law sparked massive protests. She later withdrew the plan. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates

trivia: This goo was originally written to say that as a tough fighter, she doesn't back down from protesters. But after the goo was created and before it published, Lam announced that she would withdraw the proposed changes to extradition law. Scott revised the clue and explanation.


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