publication date: Monday, December 28, 2020 (part of Winter 2021)

category: Medicine

clue: Being the private physician of a world leader must have been exciting while it lasted, but a lot of jokes were born the day he reported that his patient's health was extraordinary and astonishingly excellent, and that he'd be the healthiest individual ever elected to this office.

explanation: Bornstein was Donald Trump's personal physician from 1980 until 2018. In 2015, he became the subject of controversy when he signed a letter full of superlatives about then-candidate Trump's health. more…

difficulty: easy

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, and Erik Bates


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