Bob McDonnell trial or romance fiction? Take our quiz!


Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell and wife, Maureen, are seen in a Ferrari owned by businessman Jonnie R. Williams Sr.

The trial of former Virginia governor Bob McDonnell is only a few days old, but it already has produced enough fascinating revelations to make it hard to distinguish fact from (romantic) fiction.

And so, we decided to see if you could do exactly that. We took ten bizarre or interesting details from the ongoing trial and paired them with equally interesting fictional details. Can you identify the weirdness we made up from the weirdness that is now public record in a Richmond courtroom? Give it a shot.

Take the quiz.

Philip Bump writes about politics for The Fix. He previously wrote for The Wire, the news blog of The Atlantic magazine. He has contributed to The Daily Beast, The Atlantic, The Daily, and the Huffington Post. Philip is based in New York City.
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