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Jon Stewart pwns Jim Cramer

Discussion in 'Political Conversation and Debate' started by OSUsushichic, Mar 13, 2009.

  1. OSUsushichic

    OSUsushichic Fired up! Ready to go! Staff Member


    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7PV0cupneM]YouTube - Jon Stewart DESTROYS Jim Cramer[/ame]
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  2. Flocka

    Flocka Where you going? NOWHERE!

  3. Fungo Squiggly

    Fungo Squiggly Mortal enemy of all things Bucky Former Game Champion

    I'll give him this: Cramer took his beating like a man. :lol:
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  5. CookyPuss

    CookyPuss Screw Blue

    Sure there was some pwnage going on there, but as Stewart repeatedly said, it wasn't about Cramer. It was about the financial media essentially being asleep at the wheel because they are bought and paid for by corporate America. Much like when he bitchslapped Tucker Carlson, it was about the piss poor coverage of politics by the political press. Often times the jester is the smartest one in the court.

    Here I insert my plug for this forum where some folks (some of whom I vehemently disagree with) actually do try to get to the bottom of what is going on.
  6. billmac91

    billmac91 Senior

    the funny thing to me is, this never happens if Cramer doesn't go after Obama's economic plans.

    Not saying Stewart didn't own Cramer, b/c he did, but the frustrating thing to me, is this whole ordeal went down because of Cramer's scathing articles on the stimulus plan and capital gains taxes. Then Stewart decides to go after CNBC and Cramer.

    Don't go after Obama unless you have a squeaky clean past and are prepared for the onslaught of Obama supporters.

    And it isn't as if Cramer hasn't been ahead of the game before....

    [ame="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rOVXh4xM-Ww"]YouTube - Cramer: Bernanke, Wake Up[/ame]
  7. FrancisSoyer

    FrancisSoyer Junior

    Absolutely pwnd. The SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission, not Southeastern Conference) sucks and so do all these scrooges that take advantage of people! Madoff going to prison is a step in the right direction but some more heads are going to have to roll before this situation begins to improve. Just sickening. :smash::smash::smash:
  8. iambrutus

    iambrutus Screw Blue

    dressing down - stewart is going to fuck around and become a real journalist if he isn't careful
  9. Flocka

    Flocka Where you going? NOWHERE!

    Seeing as he went after Cramer for attacking Obama I think he would fit in just fine.
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  10. rocketman

    rocketman flying low

    It's a tragic comedy that nowadays our news sources serve as our entertainment and our entertainment serves as our news sources.
  11. Gatorubet

    Gatorubet Banned

    :lol: That was pretty good Big. :biggrin:
  12. mross34

    mross34 Rock, Flag, and Eagle

    This keeps getting referenced. Do you guys have a link for this? Or is this just your own speculation?
  13. cramer on obama
    American Power: Jim Cramer: "Obama Destroying Life Saving of Millions"
    Hot Air ? Blog Archive ? Video: Cramer goes nuclear on Obama, White House rips Cramer

    Gibbs: Jim Cramer Not Our Target Audience (VIDEO)
  14. BayBuck

    BayBuck Buckeyes are best

    It's not speculation at all--if Cramer doesn't put himself out there with his criticisms of Obama and the stimulus, then he doesn't get his current media spotlight including making the talk-show rounds, and he doesn't end up getting chastised by Stewart and The Daily Show.
  15. Dryden

    Dryden Sober as Sarkisian Staff Member Tech Admin

    I'm a big fan of Stewart and agree with his points here, but this video also illustrates his hypocrisy when he dismisses attacks from his critics, like Tucker Carlson, that he's just a comedian doing a comedy show.

    I loathe guys like Carlson and the bow tie he rode in on (political commentators in general, not just ones that hold different views than my own), but Carlson's point is a fair one. You can't just lambaste the guys you want to, Jon. You have to go after the politicians when they're in the interview chair with as much fervor as you do when you're mocking them with cut-up segments that your writing staff had eight hours to prepare.

    It kills me that Stewart dismisses the power that he wields with his show and the 2M nightly viewers he draws when it suits him.
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  16. Flocka

    Flocka Where you going? NOWHERE!

    I'm sorry I wasn't angrier.

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