publication date: Monday, August 7, 2006 (part of Round XXVIII)

category: Controversy

clue: Whatever kind of sex he likes, this asshole from El Paso could take his rabble-rousing all the way to the governor's mansion.

explanation: Friedman was, among other things, a musician best known for his song "Asshole from El Paso," his controversial political writings, and his candidacy for the Texas governorship in 2006. The first part of the clue was a reference to his nickname "Kinky." more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Matthew Preston, Denise Sawicki, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Aaron Shurtleff, Dave Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Chris McKinnon, Michael Paul Cote, Todd Brotsch, E. M., Wendy Hampson, Adrianne Rodgers, Kerry Odell, Justin Hampson, Allison Bair, Aaron Weiss, Jeremiah Poisson, and Sarah Simmons


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