publication date: Saturday, January 12, 2019 (part of Winter 2019)

category: Government

clue: When Californians recalled a Governor and elected a Governator, this man ran against both of them and served under both of them.

explanation: Bustamante was the lieutenant governor of California under both Gray Davis and Arnold Schwarzenegger. He came in second in the recall election, running against Schwarzenegger who won. The recall election forced him into the unusual position of running both for and against Davis in a sense: He had to urge supporters not to vote to recall Davis and simultaneously to vote for him if Davis was recalled. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, and Stan Iwanchuk

Cruise Control: You need a vacation. I need a vacation. We should go on a cruise. A cruise would be nice right now, wouldn't it? Cruise, cruise, cruise.

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