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Chris Matthews Bombs on 'Jeopardy!' After Repeatedly Mocking Palin for How She'd Do
NewsBusters ^ | May 15, 2012 | Noel Sheppard

Posted on 05/15/2012 5:35:08 AM PDT by AmonAmarth

On at least four occasions, MSNBC's Chris Matthews mocked Sarah Palin for how he felt she'd do if she were ever on the hit television game show Jeopardy!.

In a delicious example of instant karma, the self-proclaimed brainiac got his chance to show American how smart he was in a special "Power Players" version of the show Monday, but came up quite short finishing dead last with the paltry sum of only $2,300 (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons
KEYWORDS: chrismatthews; dopeydems; jeopardy; msnbc
Too funny!
1 posted on 05/15/2012 5:35:18 AM PDT by AmonAmarth
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To: AmonAmarth

As a past Jeopardy champion (1 day), I’d like to see the winners of the celebrity version pitched in against the regular competitors.

Wouldn’t be pretty, but it would be entertaining.

Particularly if you could get Sean Connery to participate.


2 posted on 05/15/2012 5:38:30 AM PDT by Sherman Logan
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To: AmonAmarth

Maybe he was distracted by that thrill running up and down his leg.


3 posted on 05/15/2012 5:46:36 AM PDT by Daveinyork
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To: AmonAmarth

Istnbl

6 letters

Chrissy probably thought they meant the texting spelling.


4 posted on 05/15/2012 5:46:36 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: AmonAmarth

Delicious!


5 posted on 05/15/2012 5:47:03 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: AmonAmarth

Only liberals could believe a game show is a demonstration of intelligence......just as Trivial Pursuit was a sign of intelligence in the 1980s.

Knowledge of pop culture does not equal intelligence.

Success = intelligence


6 posted on 05/15/2012 5:48:16 AM PDT by Erik Latranyi (When religions have to beg the gov't for a waiver, we are already under socialism.)
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To: Sherman Logan

7 posted on 05/15/2012 5:50:11 AM PDT by struggle (http://killthegovernment.wordpress.com/)
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To: Erik Latranyi

Well, Jeopardy does have some questions on pop culture, it is mostly history and science subjects.


8 posted on 05/15/2012 5:52:50 AM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: Sherman Logan

Alex:

“Sean, you have the board, what do you choose?”

Sean:

“Well Alex, I’ll pick ‘I just boned you wife’ for $600.”


9 posted on 05/15/2012 5:53:31 AM PDT by ak267
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To: AmonAmarth
hey Chrissy, you gay-zer0-felating toady

Sarah CAN pronounce Corpsman.... ...remember there, doooooshbag, there is no Corpse in Corpsman.....but dont tell the messiah...let him keep making those teleprompter proof mistakes

10 posted on 05/15/2012 5:53:44 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: AmonAmarth

And then the fun really began in the category “6-Letter World Capitals” with the answer, “St. Basil’s Cathedral is there.”

Readers are once again reminded the category was “6-Letter World Capitals.”

Almost astonishingly, the pompous and holier-than-thou Matthews responded, “What is Istanbul?”

The correct response - containing six letters and not eight! - was Moscow

*******

By the time he answered this question I was laughing so hard I had tears running.

Porky should learn how to listen and learn instead of speaking over people and trying to look like the smartest man in the room. I hope Sarah got a good laugh out of this one.


11 posted on 05/15/2012 5:55:00 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: AmonAmarth

I’m a regular viewer of Jeopardy. Aside from Trebek’s idiotic antics and inane questions to conteestants (the Canadian-American makes a fortune at his “job”), the most amusing sets are when they have newspeople like Matthews and Hollyweird Celebrities on as panelists.

Even with dumbed down questions, they demonstrate what asses they are.

Matthews is one of the dmubest since Anderson Cooper, another geographical and historical moron, demonstrated how ignorant he was.

But, I guess, like Trebek and Obama, they can read teleprompers, and answers to questions they otherwise would never know from cue cards, well enough to earn the outrageous salaries they do.

I guess if you really don’t have to work for a princely annual income, or know anything substantial to earn that salary, and you are paid what these ignoramuses earn, liberalism makes sense to you because money has no real value.


12 posted on 05/15/2012 5:57:03 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: AmonAmarth

I couldn’t take it. I watch Jeopardy! every night, but Monday’s show had Robert Gibbs (yech!), a woman from the communist news network and Prissy Chrissy. That was more than this conservative could stand.


13 posted on 05/15/2012 5:57:44 AM PDT by Jemian
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To: AmonAmarth

It goes to show you that those that don’t know should keep their mouth shut and learn by listening. That tingle down his leg didn’t make him any smarter.


14 posted on 05/15/2012 5:58:31 AM PDT by chainsaw (Sarah Palin is still my first choice to save the USA. . .)
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To: AmonAmarth
...got his chance to show American how smart he was ... but came up quite short finishing dead last...

Not surprising at all. If "liberals" (which these days is a simple alias for socialists and fascists) were even half as smart as they think they are and claim they are... Well, they wouldn't be "liberals" - they'd be conservatives and they'd stop promoting socialist/fascist policies that are doomed to failure.

Even the dullest conservative can look at history, look at economics, and look at human nature and tell you that socialism and/or fascism lead to misery and death on whatever scale you try them on. Only an ignorant fool would keep promoting them and trying them.

Even my dog picks up on the obvious after a little training with positive and negative feedback. Yes, for you slow liberal lurkers out there, I am saying my dog is demonstrably smarter than you are. She picks up on positive/negative feedback, learns, and moves on. You fools keep wanting to repeat and re-try failed, literally deadly policies.

I firmly believe anyone that identifies as a liberal/socialist/fascist is some combination of: ignorant (just hasn't been educated on the truth of these ideas), stupid (has been told the truth but is incapable of grasping it), self-hating and/or hates people (ie. a sociopath), or power-hungry (thinks he/she can use said policies to gain money/power/fame). Whatever the reason(s) - they aren't good for the rest of us, liberals are dangerous to themselves and too us.

15 posted on 05/15/2012 5:59:10 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obama now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: AmonAmarth

Lol, what a blooming idiot. God help him if he ever had to do anything that actually required a little bit of intellectual prowess, not just a popular game show.


16 posted on 05/15/2012 5:59:44 AM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: AmonAmarth

What’s really funny is that they dumb down the questions so that these members of the intelligentsia won’t look bad. They even threw in a category about cabinet members, which they should ace since they reported on them at one time. Most of the questions were Teen challenge level. What ticks me off is that they never have on anyone from the right side of the political spectrum outside of someone like Pat Sajak, who, after all does work for the same folks that produce Jeopardy.


17 posted on 05/15/2012 6:01:50 AM PDT by Scoutdad
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To: Scoutdad

Dana Perrino (?) will be on tonight.


18 posted on 05/15/2012 6:04:46 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: Sherman Logan

I bet Chrissy would really excel in the topic “anal bum covers”.


19 posted on 05/15/2012 6:06:31 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: mardi59

Tina Fey would have gotten that one. She can see St. Basil’s from her back yard.


20 posted on 05/15/2012 6:09:30 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Oh my gosh LOL! I thought the same thing.

Tinas name was given by the CNN harpy in the final and she was wrong. Justice comes in many forms. :)


21 posted on 05/15/2012 6:13:28 AM PDT by mardi59 (THE REBELLION IS ON!!!)
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To: AmonAmarth

Matthews was on Jeopardy in 2010 and embarrassed himself then too. Glutton for punishment.

http://gameshows.about.com/od/photogalleries/ig/Celebrity-Jeopardy-Tournament/Celeb-Jeopardy-Tourney-6.htm


22 posted on 05/15/2012 6:13:33 AM PDT by DManA
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To: ak267

“I’ll take, the rapists for $100, Alex.”


23 posted on 05/15/2012 6:14:17 AM PDT by rarestia (It's time to water the Tree of Liberty.)
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To: AmonAmarth

“I’ll take Presidents who make my leg tingle for 300, Alex”


24 posted on 05/15/2012 6:18:41 AM PDT by JaguarXKE
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To: ak267

“I’ll take ‘Anal Bum Cover’ for 1000, Trebek”


25 posted on 05/15/2012 6:26:26 AM PDT by wbill
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To: AmonAmarth
The problem is these dunderhead that cant get a basic question right are spewing the same dumb answers on there own shows 24/7....and no one is buzzing them wrong then...they teach stupidity
26 posted on 05/15/2012 6:29:21 AM PDT by tophat9000 (American is Barack Oaken)
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To: rarestia

27 posted on 05/15/2012 6:37:59 AM PDT by Malone LaVeigh
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To: AmonAmarth

Watching that video gives me a thrill up my leg.


28 posted on 05/15/2012 6:39:12 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Julia: another casualty of the "War on Poverty")
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To: Sherman Logan

Hollywood would never do that. They know their kind would probably be devastated worse than Chrissy Matthews was by ‘regular’ people. The really smart ones are the ones pulling the strings and would not allow their puppets to be humiliated..........


29 posted on 05/15/2012 6:42:36 AM PDT by Red Badger (Think logically. Act normally.................)
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To: struggle

bttt


30 posted on 05/15/2012 6:43:32 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: AmonAmarth

It’s a dangerous game, criticising people. That tiger can bite two ways.


31 posted on 05/15/2012 6:53:06 AM PDT by lurk
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To: Jemian
...Monday’s show had Robert Gibbs (yech!)...

And Baghdad Bob beat the crap out of Chris Hussein.

32 posted on 05/15/2012 6:53:43 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: Jemian
...Monday’s show had Robert Gibbs (yech!)...

And Baghdad Bob beat the crap out of Chris Hussein.

33 posted on 05/15/2012 6:54:04 AM PDT by immadashell
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To: ZULU

And p.s.- Istanbul isn’t a capital. The capital of Turkey is Ankara.


34 posted on 05/15/2012 7:19:08 AM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: AmonAmarth

It’s always the stupid people who brag about how smart they are.


35 posted on 05/15/2012 7:23:19 AM PDT by Falcon4.0
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To: kabumpo

These people are such asses.

Give them a teleprompter or a cue card and they SOUND brilliant. Ask them a question a fourht grader would know and they are clueless.


36 posted on 05/15/2012 7:37:51 AM PDT by ZULU (Non Nobis Domine Non Nobis Sed Nomini Tuo Da Gloriam.)
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To: AmonAmarth
I watched the beginning of this tawdry exhibition but switched channels when it became obvious that the entire performance including the "answers" was weighted to make these "contestants" look good.

(Evidently even that kind of coddling couldn't do it for Matthews.)

I was once a fan of Jeopardy. However its Leftist bias has become obvious.

37 posted on 05/15/2012 7:52:06 AM PDT by Savage Beast ("You can, in fact must, shout fire in a crowded theatre. It just has to be the truth. " J. Goldberg)
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To: AmonAmarth

38 posted on 05/15/2012 8:14:31 AM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Pride in the USA; Stillwaters

The video gave me a good chuckle. Even I knew all but one of the answers. I guess I’m overqualified for an anchor news job that involves ridiculing other people for how stupid they are.


39 posted on 05/15/2012 8:34:41 AM PDT by lonevoice (Klepto Baracka Marxo, impeach we much.)
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To: lonevoice

He will never live this one down.


40 posted on 05/15/2012 9:25:58 AM PDT by Pride in the USA
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To: kabumpo

To cite Wolfgang Pauli, the answer is so far out of field “It’s not even wrong”


41 posted on 05/15/2012 10:16:45 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (May 15 - Jessica Watson day.)
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To: AmonAmarth

Great post.

BTT for fans of Dr. Oz and Chris Wallace who are on tonight’s show.


42 posted on 05/16/2012 12:41:29 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: AmonAmarth

Forgot this link in this last one;

http://www.jeopardy.com/news/powerplayerstunein.php


43 posted on 05/16/2012 12:42:40 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Erik Latranyi

-—Success = intelligence-—

What’s success?


44 posted on 05/16/2012 12:46:03 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas (hViva Christo Rey!)
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45 posted on 05/16/2012 3:51:03 PM PDT by RckyRaCoCo (I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery, IXNAY THE TSA!)
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To: AmonAmarth

Another liberal “intellectual” outed as an idiot. He’s no different than the Hollywood clowns who brag about their “education” after getting thrown an honorary doctorate by a university so that they’ll show up and give a moronic stumbling commencement speech.

Chris Matthews is the same brand of liberal genius that Al Gore is (Mr. Failed-Out-of-Divinity-School, Vanderbilt Law School non-grad).


46 posted on 05/17/2012 10:01:29 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: Scoutdad

You know that a gameshow is near death when the producers decide to put on celebrities who try to answer dumbed-down questions for charity money. But they won’t kill Jeopardy because it has become a sacred cow of the television industry. It’s the most famous gameshow that nobody watches.

I like how Trebeck over-pronounces anything French, like we’re supposed to be impressed and think that he actually knows the language. Suck it, Trebeck.


47 posted on 05/17/2012 10:16:30 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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To: AmonAmarth

I’ll take stupid-ass liberals for $400, Alex.


48 posted on 05/17/2012 10:21:13 PM PDT by Excuse_My_Bellicosity (Liberalism is a social disease.)
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