publication date: Sunday, September 16, 2007 (part of Round XXXI)

category: Government

clue: Was the invasion of Iraq carefully architected, or as random as a game of rummy?

explanation: Rumsfeld, nicknamed "Rummy" by President George W. Bush, was Bush's Secretary of Defense and a primary architect of the 2003 invasion of Iraq. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Walter Chesser, Mihai Rusu, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Jason Evans, and Jacob Martin

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Jacob Martin.

trivia: This goo was originally created for Chicago Week, but Scott decided that Rumsfeld didn't have enough connection to the city besides his birthplace.


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