After Being Eviscerated By Jon Stewart, Cramer Skips Morning Show Appearance
Editor's note: To see Jon Stewart's smackdown on Cramer last night click here.
Last night, CNBCÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Jim Cramer had a brutal face-off with The Daily ShowÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Jon Stewart. Ã¢â‚¬Å“I understand that you want to make finance entertaining, but itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s not a f*cking game,Ã¢â‚¬Â Stewart told Cramer. Cramer also agreed to do one show with more serious, level-headed commentary.
There has been almost universal acknowledgment that Stewart humiliated Cramer. Jim Fallows called it a Ã¢â‚¬Å“slaughter,Ã¢â‚¬Â and the Huffington Post has a gigantic headline reading, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Jon Stewart eviscerates Jim Cramer and CNBC.Ã¢â‚¬Â Even Fox and Friends host Steve Doocy said that Stewart Ã¢â‚¬Å“rightfullyÃ¢â‚¬Â attacked Cramer: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Jim Cramer, on his show, has made many Ã¢â‚¬â€ has said Ã¢â‚¬Ëœbuy this stock because itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s going to go up,Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ and then it tanks. He told people to buy Bear Stearns and hold it, just before it completely went to zero.Ã¢â‚¬Â
As Michael Calderone notes, yesterday on Twitter, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough wrote that he would have the Ã¢â‚¬Å“exclusive Jim Cramer interview tomorrow morning to discuss tonightÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s war with Jon Stewart.Ã¢â‚¬Â But after the rough night, Scarborough wrote this morning that Cramer was a no-show: