publication date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 (part of Fall 2019)

category: Government

clue: This dynastic Canadian overcame his own racist mistakes to win re-election.

explanation: Trudeau's Liberal Party was re-elected to control the Canadian government just before this goo was published. He's the son of former prime minister Pierre Trudeau. During the 2019 campaign, photographs emerged of Trudeau wearing brownface on multiple occasions. more…

difficulty: easy

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


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