publication date: Saturday, July 23, 2016 (part of Summer 2016)

category: Controversy

clue: When Louisianians voted him into office, did they consider his being a Grand Wizard of the KKK to be valuable work experience?

explanation: Duke was a former KKK grand wizard and author of several books about white supremacy. He ran for office many times, winning a seat in the Louisiana state legislature in 1988. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, and Richard Slominsky


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