He may have won three Pulitzer Prizes, but New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman bombed on Jeopardy! Friday. Friedman just doesn't appear to be very sharp.
In fact, by the end of the show, Friedman had amassed a paltry $1,000 placing him
third behind CNN’s Anderson Cooper and NBC’s Kelly O’Donnell.
Of course, the wine 'n cheese set (and the Birkenstock Brigade) adore Friedman who routinely prognosticates on the demise of America and the ascent of China. But somehow all that doesn't translate into savvy (or it seems, smarts) on a popular, mainstream US game show.
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