publication date: Sunday, December 14, 2008 (part of Round XXXVII)
clue: Our nation's central commander would never betray us.
explanation: Petraeus was the commander of U.S. Central Command when this goo was published. The phrase "betray us" was a play on his last name. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Joanna Woods, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Jason Lemler, Jason Evans, Samuel Franklin, and Peter Wilhelm