If you don’t watch The Daily Show regularly, you may have missed more “drama” between Jim Cramer and Jon Stewart after the TDS roasted CNBC last week.
Cramer responded by saying his words were taken out of context. Jon Stewart responds, saying Jim Cramer didn’t recommend buying Bear Stearns stock a week before it collapsed – what Cramer called an “urban myth”. No, he did it five days earlier:
Then I guess more defensiveness by NBC. It seems even they don’t realize that TDS is a parody show, not a real news show. Yes, they take soundbites and then make fun of them. That’s the entire basis of the show! It’s on Comedy Central.
You can’t win, Cramer! In reality, I’m sure both NBC and TDS are loving this, because controversy = ratings = $$$. TDS will milk this as long as they can. CNBC is already financial porn, where the whole point is to talk out both sides of their asses all day long. Buy! Sell! Do something! Trade Trade Trade!
Proof? Jim Cramer will be a guest on The Daily Show on Comedy Central tonight (Thursday 3/12), assuming he doesn’t cancel too.
By Jonathan Ping | Funny | 3/12/09, 2:56am