publication date: Monday, November 22, 2004 (part of Round XXIV)

category: Family

clue: One of the most famous gay Americans is reviled for helping to re-elect the opposition.

explanation: Cheney worked for the re-election campaign of her father Dick Cheney and President George W. Bush, who campaigned on a platform to outlaw gay marriage. more…

solved by: Steve West, Denise Sawicki, Mike Eberhart, David Mitzman, Elliot Farney, Scott Horowitz, Megan Baxter, Lori Lancaster, Aaron Fischer, Todd Brotsch, and Brad Htnck

trivia: Though many goos linked to current events happen to be discussed in Tragic Comedy by circumstance, this one was directly inspired by a debate on the subject of whether Cheney was right or wrong to campaign for her father.


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