Friday, March 13, 2009

Filling the Media Void: Jon Stewart Takes off the Comedy Gloves and Speaks the Truth to Business Reporters

I cannot remember a seeing Jon Stewart at a stronger moment than during this set of serious comments to CNBC's Jim Cramer:

Indeed. If the media would hold up its end of the probe-and-investigate deal instead of promoting power and money cartels or building personal friendships with executives, then comedians could go back to comedy rather than having to be government watchdogs.

UPDATE: MSNBC is deliberately ignoring the water-cooler subject du jour.


  1. "There's a market for cocaine and hookers, too..."

    Pretty freakin' brilliant.

  2. like it or not, by investing in these companies and condoning or ignoring their practices, puts us on the hook, more than a cnbc personality