an Idiot on National Television?
The show "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" has safety measures to make sure a moron doesn't get on the show. Every now and then, those measures fail. Today was that day.
The $100 question, the very first question, was:
"Because it is a staple in almost every diet, this food is often referred to as 'the staff of life.'"
C) Tomato Paste
D) Hot Pockets
Now, I'd never heard the correct answer referred to as the Staff of Life. But let's walk through this:
1) Mayonnaise is not a dietary staple.
2) Hot Pockets are also clearly out.
She had to ask the audience, who, against my wishes, correctly pointed her to bread. It's worth noting that later on this feeble-minded yet portly woman correctly answered a question about McDonald's Big Mac Special Sauce.
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