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In an interview with Vulture, “Jeopardy” host Alex Trebek was blunt about the fact that he doesn’t think President Trump would do very well on his legendary trivia game show.

“He might not agree that any of the correct responses are correct,” said Trebek.

‘I’ll take ‘Let’s Insult the President’s Intelligence’ for $1000 Alex.’

Alex Trebek insults Donald Trump

Trebek’s opinion of the president didn’t stop there.

When the 78-year-old game show host was asked about different presidents and their humor, Trebek didn’t hold back.

“I wouldn’t say that he [President Trump] makes jokes. He picks on people,” Trebek said.

Trebek then compared Trump with other presidents:

I think back to George W. Bush, who had a good sense of self-deprecating humor. Now, some would say, “He should have been self-deprecating because he was worthy of self-deprecation.” But I wouldn’t agree with that necessarily. Obama also had a good sense of humor, with a pretty sharp edge. Reagan had a good sense of humor, and not a mean-spirited one. But pity the fool who comes up with a funny line now. We are so polarized that he or she is only going to be savaged for it.

Some on Twitter were really not pleased with Trebek’s interview excerpts.

While Trebek is entitled to his opinion, is it really fair to say that the president would dispute the correct answers? Is saying Trump is a humorless bully fair, or more indicative of Trebek’s own politics?

The interview covers a number of subjects, including Trebek saying he never really felt like he fit into the Hollywood scene. Maybe the one exception to that is his politics? Though Trebek has been known to make donations to Republicans.

Trebek says he has never met President Trump, but wouldn’t we all like to see this make Jeopardy history?

How about a presidential invite, Alex?

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