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Jeopardy Contestant Mocks Liberals in Wrong Final Jeopardy Answer; Is Halfway to a Donald Trump Costume

File this under "Unexpected Responses."

Posted by Jeopardy! on Friday, October 23, 2015

During the final Jeopardy round on Friday, an NPR producer named Becky Sullivan had a hard time answering the question: “The flower pictured here is called this, also a disparaging term for people on the political left.” Sullivan knows the name of no flowers ever, apparently, because she went with “What is a pansy?” which, okay, girl. Alex Trebek warned her, “You found a way to insult liberals in this country,” which probably means she could throw her hat in the ring for the GOP presidential candidate race and surge ahead of Ben Carson. The actual answer, by the way, was “bleeding heart,” which is a flower and also an insult for liberals that was probably used heavily in old-timey Blondie comic strips.

Jeopardy Contestant Called Liberals ‘Pansies’