publication date: Friday, June 10, 2022 (part of Summer 2022)

category: Government

clue: Democrats can't decide what bothers them more, her saying aloha to Bashar al-Assad, or her appearing on Fox News and at CPAC.

explanation: Gabbard served as a U.S. representative for Hawaii from 2013 to 2021. As a Democrat, she has been criticized for frequent appearances on Fox News and at the Conservative Political Action Conference. She was also widely criticized for meeting in person with al-Assad during the Syrian Civil War and her skepticism of his alleged war crimes. more…

difficulty: medium

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


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