Solution to Land That I Love

by Jeff Cohen

The clues reference America (the Book): A Citizen's Guide to Democracy Inaction. Here they are, filled in:

  1. Fifty-three
  2. Israel
  3. Richard Nixon
  4. Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
  5. Thomas Nast
  6. Henry (Kissinger)
  7. Oral arguments
  8. Schtupped President Kennedy
  9. Tobacco
  10. Olsen Twins
  11. Floyd Burnington
  12. Flag
  13. Unplaceable
  14. Cabinet
  15. Kaiser Wilhelm is a Douchebag
  16. You
  17. Oompah-Loompahs
  18. U.K.! U.K.! U.K.! U.K.!

Reading down the first letters spells "First host of Fuck You." In the chapter on the media, the book talks about the show "Fuck You, with Pat Buchanan and Bill Press." The answer to this puzzle is PAT BUCHANAN.

2006 MIT Mystery Hunt