Mueller's Working On It. Franken Was the Smartest Contestant
Fri Nov 17, 2017 5:39pm

on Jeopardy I have ever seen, when they do the specials for like politicians, etc.

The politicians and, surprisingly, journalists are the most evocative of an intense feeling of fremdschämen.

I mean, they already dumb down the Answers for them to the "How Do You NOT Know That?!" level.

Usually they do not seem to understand even the Answer, nevermind know the Question.

But Franken left his opponents in the dust.

Oddly enough, last year:

Louis C.K. And Al Franken Are Jeopardy Power Players This Week

Louis will appear on Jeopardy! this week, but it will be as part of the 2016 Power Players Tournament which means any money he wins will go straight to charity. He’ll be appearing alongside and competing with author Jonathan Franzen, silver fox Anderson Cooper and comedian/Minnesota senator Al Franken.

Louis says he’s been watching Jeopardy! since he was a kid, but is a bit nervous about bombing. “I think they’re going to be funnier than me” he said about his competitors. “You need to be comfortable to be funny, and this is not my comfort zone. However, it might be funny for other people to watch me be very uncomfortable.”

Former comedian Al Franken and current US Senator will be playing for the USO which helps US military personnel stay connected to family, home and country throughout their service to the nation. Franken has appeared on Jeopardy! before, but says he’s really slacked off on his pop culture education since becoming a senator.

Read more:

  • And Trump needs to go to...Truthteller, Fri Nov 17 4:35pm
    • Mueller's Working On It. Franken Was the Smartest Contestant — Merlin, Fri Nov 17 5:39pm