Jeopardy!’s Ken Jennings Is So Over Being Told Not to Get Political


Earlier, while explaining that a real who’s-who of the Internet and media commentariat were pretty mad at Jimmy Fallon for his too-fun interview with Donald Trump last night, we embedded this tweet from Ken Jennings:

With 219k followers on the microblogging site, the Jeopardy! superstar has an excellent platform from which to promote his various endeavors. He often makes jokes and political statements, sometimes melding doing both at once. Inevitably, this causes backlash from people who believe he should 1. not be political or 2. only be political if he agrees with their specific views.

Today, he demonstrated that he is very much over being told not to tweet about politics or being called dumb. He went ahead and called out a user who barged into his mentions with a critique of the content on his personal account:

Another tweeter tried to police his word choices, so Jennings gave him a taste of the ol’ sarcasm, too:

This fellow sums it all up pretty nicely:

This election may feel soul-sucking at times, but you can’t deny the entertainment value.

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