Education Secretary Lost on Jeopardy

Posted by ueberbill (5717 views) Add this story to MyYahoo Add this article to del.icio.us Submit article to Reddit Add story to Furl Add story to StumbleUpon [E-Mail link]

[Television]
The first Cabinet-level government official to appear on Jeopardy came in second place to an actor. Secretary Margaret Spellings beat out CSI:NY actor Hill Harper to place second after This Is Spinal Tap actor Michael McKean. It is unclear whether she is going to get a home version of the game (or if Alex Trebek is going to be audited). So Lenny from LaVerne and Shirley beat a Cabinet secretary. I think Fox is going to have a special where Squiggy fights his weight in ferrets to the death.

Spellings says she studied hard and consulted with former contestants in preparation of the show. She noted McKean had an edge having been a contestant before and thinks she made a pretty good showing of herself (she definitely did better than her boss would've, to be sure).

Details

 

 

Comments

 
Name: (change name for anonymous posting)
Title:
Comments:
   

1 Article displayed.

Pursuant to Section 230 of Title 47 of the United States Code (47 USC § 230), BSAlert is a user-contributed editorial web site and does not endorse any specific content, but merely acts as a "sounding board" for the online community. Any and all quoted material is referenced pursuant to "Fair Use" (17 U.S.C. § 107). Like any information resource, use your own judgement and seek out the facts and research and make informed choices.

Powered by Percleus (c) 2005-2047 - Content Management System

[Percleus 0.9.4] (c) 2005, PCS