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#1 Posted on 25.3.04 0931.07
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We'll see how smart they really are...

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Big names in news put their careers into 'Jeopardy!'
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Think folks like Tim Russert, Tavis Smiley, Anderson Cooper, Ari Fleischer, Al Franken and Bob Woodward are smart? They'll have a chance to prove it.
Cooper

They're among 15 "power players" signed up to play Jeopardy! in a special weeklong edition of the game that will be broadcast in May, it was announced Monday.

The game show will be in Washington to tape the segments early next month. Each contestant will be playing for charity -- with the winner each day getting a $50,000 jackpot.

Other contestants include Ashleigh Banfield, Maria Bartiromo, Aaron Brown, Gretchen Carlson, Tucker Carlson, Kweisi Mfume, Peggy Noonan, Keith Olbermann and Christine Todd Whitman.

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I think my money is on Russert and Noonan...
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#2 Posted on 25.3.04 0957.15
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If I was a betting man, I'd put my money on Noonan as well.

It would be great television if Franken & Fleischer ended up on the same show...
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#3 Posted on 25.3.04 1010.24
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Why no George Will? No love for Pat?
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#4 Posted on 25.3.04 1844.41
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In the meantime, Brain-Terminal.com (I love these guys, thanks Fark) has its own brand new political game show.

Pin the Tale on the Donkeys





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#5 Posted on 26.3.04 0024.25
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There will be some serious shit-talking going on here by me when the liberals win.

Of course, either the cons will claim the game had a "liberal bias" (it's so obvious! Alex Trenbek is a Canadian. And he speaks French!) or that they don't need to know all that fancy intellectuallism that those unamerican liberals think makes them so great.

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#6 Posted on 26.3.04 0218.51
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    Originally posted by MoeGates
    There will be some serious shit-talking going on here by me when the liberals win.

    Of course, either the cons will claim the game had a "liberal bias" (it's so obvious! Alex Trenbek is a Canadian. And he speaks French!) or that they don't need to know all that fancy intellectuallism that those unamerican liberals think makes them so great.

    (edited by MoeGates on 26.3.04 0129)


I consider myself an intelligent man, but I'd much rather live in a country run my benevolent idiots who don't care to tell me what to do then in one run by a bunch of Harvard-educated Cambridge busybodies. Good policy has very little to do with intelligence, I think, and very much to do with morality. Hence the utter failure of liberals to govern effectively.

Furthermore, I'd pit the septuagenerian WFB against any of these people.

Edit: Even better! Moe, who are the liberals here? It looks to me like Franken's the only one (other than the execrable Kweisi Mfume). Unless you're conceeding that these mainstream press folks are liberal...?

(edited by PalpatineW on 26.3.04 0320)
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#7 Posted on 26.3.04 0718.57
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    Originally posted by DrDirt
    Why no George Will?


Because George Will would be the contestant most likely to answer his Final Jeopardy question by writing "BELOW ME". :D

(edited by Blanket Jackson on 26.3.04 0909)
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#8 Posted on 26.3.04 0753.38
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I'll put two bits down on Olbermann...but I'm much more interested in seeing Cooper and Banfield fall flat on their faces. Russert'll finish a close second to Keith.
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#9 Posted on 26.3.04 1020.08
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    Originally posted by PalpatineW
    I consider myself an intelligent man, but I'd much rather live in a country run my benevolent idiots who don't care to tell me what to do then in one run by a bunch of Harvard-educated Cambridge busybodies.


What do you think of the certainly non-benevolent idiots running the country right now who seems to enjoy nothing more than telling people what to do?
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#10 Posted on 26.3.04 1402.41
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Both parties want to control, just different things. The Democrats want to run business and evil corporations. They also want to mandate that everything moral is relative The Republicans want to run your sex life and dictate your morality. They want to mandate that while you can't screw except in prescribed ways, business can screw you any style it wants.

Of course this is a simplistic exaggeration that really only applies to the leadership but hey, we go along with it. That is the beauty of having Congress controlled by one party and the White House by another, neither side can do as much harm.
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#11 Posted on 28.3.04 2131.13
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    Originally posted by Blanket Jackson
      Originally posted by DrDirt
      Why no George Will?


    Because George Will would be the contestant most likely to answer his Final Jeopardy question by writing "BELOW ME". :D

    (edited by Blanket Jackson on 26.3.04 0909)


I would just like to state that if this happened, it would be the Single Coolest Thing Ever (tm).
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