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Jimmy Kimmel Trolled People Who Didn't Know Anything About Supreme Court Justices

Tyrion Lannister would be a great addition to Washington, tbh.

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Jimmy Kimmel had some fun with people on the street, asking them questions about Supreme Court Justices for his faux news show, Lie Witness News. Easy enough, right?

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The catch was that most of the people mentioned would probably never set foot on the highly esteemed Supreme Court.

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For example, this woman was asked about how she thought Whitey Bulger would fare as a court justice.

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Thing is, he's a convicted murderer. Whoops.

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Kimmel's next unsuspecting target was this woman, who thought L. Ron Hubbard would be a good fit on the Supreme Court.

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Which could be true if he weren't dead. And maybe if he weren't the founder of the Church of Scientology.

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Finally, Kimmel circled back to the first woman, who clearly doesn't watch any shows on HBO.

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Because Tyrion Lannister is a character on Game of Thrones.

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Oh, America, why are you like this?

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In case you were wondering, President Obama recently nominated someone for the the U.S. Supreme Court, and his name is Merrick Garland.

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