This celebrity goo was created by player Russ Wilhelm.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty, made minor changes to the clue provided by Russ, and wrote the explanation.
publication date: Sunday, April 27, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)
clue: Two abdications allowed this goo to ascend to the highest position.
explanation: Ford became Vice President in 1973 when Spiro T. Agnew resigned. A year later, he became President when Richard Nixon resigned. more…
trivia: Russ wanted to goo Ford for over a year before settling on this clue. Incorrect guesses included Jimmy Carter, John McCain, Charles Emmanuel, David Paterson, Alexander I of Verennes, Norodom Sihanouk, and Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg.