publication date: Saturday, May 2, 2009 (part of Round XXXIX)

category: Government

clue: This recently-elected leader is about to show that black presidents can be every bit as corrupt and divisive as white ones.

explanation: A few days before this goo was published, Zuma was elected president of South Africa, a nation that had long struggled to elect black leaders, but he arrived in leadership after a long string of criminal charges including corruption. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Tony Peters, Ryan Dunn, and Jason Lemler


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