publication date: Monday, September 13, 2010 (part of Round XLV)

category: Controversy

clue: his community outreach proposal became ground zero for controversy

explanation: Rauf's proposal for a community outreach center including a mosque, to be built two blocks from the "ground zero" site of the 9/11 attacks, became highly controversial in 2010. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Joanna Woods, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Ryan Dunn, Sarah Kyle, Melissa Anderson, Jon Berry, and Jason Lemler


Similar Goos

Steven Slater

attitudes may have shifted during flight Go »

Fred "Rerun" Berry

thanks to syndication, he'll be a teenager in the 1970s forever Go »

Hedir Antonio de Brito

He took on the Catholic Church from his wheelchair, though he probably can't count on his children to carry on his fight for him. Go »

Paul Horner

His fake news may have helped cause the biggest news event of 2016. The following year, he lost his life to a health epidemic that you might have heard about in the real news. Go »

César Chávez

lived to see the fruits of his labor Go »

Ron "Pigpen" McKernan

glad to be deceased Go »