Jeopardy Contestant Answers ‘Pansy’ To Question About Liberals [VIDEO]

Philip DeVoe Contributor
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Jeopardy contestant Becky Sullivan’s clever Final Jeopardy answer is going viral. On the show Friday, Sullivan guessed “pansy” as the answer to a question about the name of a flower that is also a disparaging term for liberals.

Host Alex Trebek had some fun with her before he read her answer, saying, “I have a feeling that you may have found a way to insult liberals in this country.”

Sullivan’s answer cost her the victory and caused her second place finish, but also earned her some support from Trebek, who said “although I do like pansy,” garnering cheers from the audience when her response was read. Her opponent guessed the right answer, “bleeding heart,” and won the game.