Friday, February 27, 2009

No Wonder We're in Trouble

Last Wednesday I heard Glenn Beck mention that on a recent episode of Jeopardy! the three contestants were stumped by the following clue:

Category: NIGHTLY NEWS WORDS (for 1000)

A Marxist stage before communism, this is government control over the economy; I thought it meant friendliness.

The correct response: What is Socialism?

It's true, none of the contestants rang in. The episode aired Tuesday Feb 17, 2009. No wonder we've got trouble.

This is also one of the reasons I never watch the show anymore. If these contestants had been my opponents back when I was a two-day champ in March 2006, I'd still be on there today.

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