publication date: Thursday, February 6, 2020 (part of Winter 2020)

category: Government

clue: He's like Nero fiddling while Rome burned, if fiddling is vacationing in Hawaii and Rome is Australia.

explanation: Australian prime minister Morrison has been widely criticized both for his fossil-fuel industry connections that contributed to the Australian wildfires and for taking a family vacation to Hawaii during the crisis. more…

difficulty: easy

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


Similar Goos

Andrew Yang

With the support of an online gang, he has significantly improved his mathematical odds of being elected president. Go »

Adam Schiff

Longtime Law & Order viewers may wonder why a Manhattan district attorney is investigating President Trump for potential high crimes and misdemeanors. Go »

Pete Buttigieg

The main thing that a gay, 37-year-old Midwestern mayor has to prove to get elected president is that he can. Go »

James Stewart

450 years ago today, he became the first head of state to suffer a particularly modern fate. Go »

London Breed

This Pacific city mayor has an Atlantic city name. Go »

Robert Mueller

The only person in the news nearly as much as President Trump is the independent special counsel investigating whether Russia helped him get elected. Go »