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Montauk6

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Sat Jan 23, 2021, 07:02 PM Jan 2021

Katie Couric's Trump Remarks puts her "Jeopardy!" future in jeopardy [View all]

(Oh but the LIBERALS are destroying the First Amendment, GTFOH!!!)


Producers at "Jeopardy!" are reportedly worried Katie Couric's recent remarks about Donald Trump and his supporters will turn off the show's largely conservative audience.




The former "Today" host — who's set to take over as a guest presenter on the trivia show in the wake of Alex Trebek's death — joined Bill Maher for a discussion about former President Donald Trump's legacy on the Jan. 15 edition of "Real Time."

During her appearance, Couric expressed frustration with congressional Republicans who she said seem to be, "believing the garbage that they are being fed 24/7 on the internet, by their constituents, and they bought into this big lie."

Couric added, "And the question is how are we going to really almost deprogram these people who have signed up for the cult of Trump."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/entertainment/news/why-katie-couric-s-trump-comments-could-affect-her-future-on-jeopardy/ar-BB1d1ZEn?ocid=msedgntp

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I am confused.... Pachamama Jan 2021 #1
Me too, she was being straight up honest. dewsgirl Jan 2021 #4
Besides, I thought they were already pissed at her with the Sarah Palin 'Gotcha' magazine question. TheBlackAdder Jan 2021 #19
What she said SHOULD be the issue, but not the way it's being discussed now. TrollBuster9090 Jan 2021 #30
+++ agree. She spoke the truth about the BIG lie. nt iluvtennis Jan 2021 #35
In other words Katie Couric gets penalized for speaking the truth Billytee Jan 2021 #47
Boo fecking hoo Claire Oh Nette Jan 2021 #2
74 million people voted for Trump, but I think that's the high water mark. TrollBuster9090 Jan 2021 #32
GOP is in the wilderness Claire Oh Nette Jan 2021 #39
We old people who like Jeopardy are not all dim bulbs. LakeArenal Jan 2021 #3
I don't know why so many conservatives watch Jeopardy JohnnyRingo Jan 2021 #27
It's not a religious tenant in my life like some. LakeArenal Jan 2021 #38
Hasn't Ken Jennings said things about Trump also ? JI7 Jan 2021 #5
Not wild about the celebrity guest host idea musette_sf Jan 2021 #6
Ken Jennings recently had to apologize for some Tweets that some Trumpanzees were bullwinkle428 Jan 2021 #7
Fuck the producers at "Jeopardy!" spanone Jan 2021 #8
Apparently, their disapproval of 'cancel culture' is highly selective Cirque du So-What Jan 2021 #9
Jeopardy has a "largely conservative audience"? rurallib Jan 2021 #10
I wondered that too Cirque du So-What Jan 2021 #11
I was going to say that rurallib Jan 2021 #13
Jeopardy has a largely INTELLIGENT audience NotANeocon Jan 2021 #18
I think they are basing it on age and how they mostly have older viewers JI7 Jan 2021 #41
Trump needs a job. Category: Mean to me. For $200 - Who is mean to me? Solly Mack Jan 2021 #12
I don't know... Mike Nelson Jan 2021 #14
That damned "librul media" strikes again.. IngridsLittleAngel Jan 2021 #15
Source is "Page Six" (NY Post) ThoughtCriminal Jan 2021 #16
This is the very first I've ever heard about Jeopardy!'s "largely conservative audience". NellieStarbuck Jan 2021 #17
I've been on Jeopardy, too. Staph Jan 2021 #40
Jeopardy!? paleotn Jan 2021 #20
Conservative audience? Says who?... yokbizzi Jan 2021 #21
"Jeopardy!" is a FACTS-Based Program Teddy Beer Jan 2021 #22
I think the fact she is a smart woman,will piss them off even more! Mr. Sparkle Jan 2021 #23
Great for her. Speak the truth and and the cards fall where they may. IsItJustMe Jan 2021 #24
I don't know any conservatives who watch Jeopardy malaise Jan 2021 #25
I do. SleeplessinSoCal Jan 2021 #36
LOL malaise Jan 2021 #43
and the answer is: how the fuck is Katie Couric not white enough for THAT show? 🤨 bringthePaine Jan 2021 #26
Ken Jennings is the only host of Jeopardy. octoberlib Jan 2021 #28
Trump's cult is not watching Jeopardy. Tell them to find another guest helpisontheway Jan 2021 #29
Elections for $100: "He won the 2020 Presidential election" Marcuse Jan 2021 #31
Elections for $1000 nolabear Jan 2021 #34
it is the $64,000 question SleeplessinSoCal Jan 2021 #33
Ken Jennings should be the permanent host Raine Jan 2021 #37
Conservative audience?! Huh... Buckeye_Democrat Jan 2021 #42
No one gets to be a Trump supporter without learning to compartmentalize. Bucky Jan 2021 #45
You can't get into the scrap if you want an anodyne job. But the problem isn't her Trump comments... Bucky Jan 2021 #44
But Ken Jennings is allowed to be BFFs with Bean Dad obamanut2012 Jan 2021 #46
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