We’re a little late to this because most of the Uproxx staff was at the bar for happy hour at the time it aired, but a contestant named Becky on last Friday’s Jeopardy inadvertently managed to insult liberals with her response to a “Final Jeopardy” answer regarding a flower that shares its name with “a disparaging term for people on the political left.” Of course, the correct response was “what is a Bleeding Heart,” but that’s not what she said.
For what it’s worth, the contestant — full name Becky Sullivan — is actually a producer for NPR, which makes her the furthest thing from a conservative. After the episode aired on Friday, Sullivan took to Twitter to explain her gaffe:
Sullivan also live-tweeted the episode she appeared in, providing an inside glimpse into the full Jeopardy experience. You can read the whole thing on her Twitter feed, but here are some highlights:
A “real life 5.5, but a Jeopardy 9″ is officially my new favorite compliment.
(Via E! Online)