publication date: Saturday, August 3, 2019 (part of Summer 2019)

category: Journalism

clue: This cable news editor got a very influential party started.

explanation: Santelli made remarks on CNBC in February 2009 that the government was behaving irresponsibly and that there ought to be a "Chicago Tea Party" to echo the historical event in Boston. This is credited with igniting the Tea Party movement in 2009. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, and Erik Bates


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