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Teen Jeopardy! Contestant
Wants To Be President To
Bring Back ‘Competence
and Accountability’

Newsbusters, by Noel Sheppard

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/7/2013 11:12:36 AM

A Teen Jeopardy! contestant had some harsh words for unnamed recent presidents Wednesday. Responding to host Alex Trebek’s question about what he’d “bring to the presidency that we haven’t had say in the last few decades,” Lexington, Kentucky, high school senior Barrett Block said, “A sense of competence and accountability.” ALEX TREBEK: Barrett Block is from Lexington, Kentucky, a senior at Henry Clay High School. This young man is fairly serious because he’s always dreamed of one particular ambition. And that is?

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/7/2013 11:20:24 AM     (No. 9163586)

Gosh...sounds almost like Senator ´I´ll run the most transparent administration in history!´ Obama, before the ´08 election cycle, and slightly before his ´promise history´ became a substitute for Syrup of Ipecac...

Oddly, the media didn´t seem to notice how quickly *his* promises turned to mush.

Guess we have a certain amount of ´Jeopardy´ attached to believing either politicians, newscasters, or ´other´ media personalities, eh Alex?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird, 2/7/2013 11:20:52 AM     (No. 9163587)

We saw him last night. Matt Damon look-and-act-alike. Scary.

We have had at least two of these "president is my destiny" presidents - Clinton and Obama - with disastrous results.

He should go for acting. More his speed.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Shimmer128, 2/7/2013 11:22:14 AM     (No. 9163589)

I watched it because William, the third contestant, was from Warner Robins, the town next to me.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Grady, 2/7/2013 11:36:18 AM     (No. 9163628)

Competence and Accountability.
Doesn´t this young racist know these are code,
dog whistle words.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bmw50, 2/7/2013 11:52:34 AM     (No. 9163696)

Competence and Accountability were good words that use to mean something, but Democrats found they could use terms like that to fool people into believing they have credibility and character; which they don´t.
The Dems have redefined the world and now good is evil and evil is good.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: rational, 2/7/2013 11:57:04 AM     (No. 9163715)

I watched him and thought he was ADORABLE!!
I´d rather HE be running the country now!!!
He could not do any worse than this miscreant in chief.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: troutgreen, 2/7/2013 12:00:39 PM     (No. 9163725)

Careful, son. They have drones now.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Illinois Mom, 2/7/2013 12:46:30 PM     (No. 9163868)

This kid is good...so are the others.

I would give anything to see Obama go head to head with these high school students. He wouldn´t stand a chance.

He´d probably have a problem on the extremely dumbed-down Celebrity Tournaments as well.

I loved it when Cheech Marin won big money for his charity and the Beltway Bigshots spent most of the game in the red.



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Reply 9 - Posted by: Miss Ann Thrope, 2/7/2013 1:01:15 PM     (No. 9163920)

At least he´d be better informed than the current president.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MOBeef4u, 2/7/2013 1:14:17 PM     (No. 9163951)

What´s also heartening about these Jeopardy teens is when they don´t have a "question" for "answers" involving some of the pop culture drivel that passes for knowledge these days. Maybe the future isn´t totally lost.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: msjena, 2/7/2013 1:26:10 PM     (No. 9163977)

I would also love to see Obama on Jeopardy. I think he would do about as well as Wolf Blitzer (ended in the red) or Anderson Cooper (beaten by Cheech Marin) or Tom Friedman (NY Times--shockingly dumb!).

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