publication date: Sunday, April 24, 2005 (part of Round XXV)

category: Opinion

clue: From his lofty perch, this political essayist likes to criticize both the left and the right.

explanation: Hightower was a political writer known for his harsh criticism of both the Democratic and Republican Parties. The phrase "lofty perch" is a play on his last name. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Amy Austin, and Jerry Mathis

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