publication date: Thursday, May 1, 2008 (part of Round XXXIV)

category: Controversy

clue: For a presidential candidate, there's no right way to distance yourself from offensive remarks by your pastor.

explanation: Wright was a longtime pastor to presidential candidate Barack Obama when his remarks blaming America for 9/11 and other deaths made headlines. The word "right" was a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Erik Bates, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Lori Lancaster, Sarah Kyle, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Greg Bair, Melissa Anderson, Jim Kraus, Allison Bair, JB Brenner, Jesse Vengrove, Michelle Lager, Lee Berman, and Andrew Perkins


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