CNBC’s Rick Santelli Has a Message for the U.S. Government

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By Alex Weprin Comment

CNBC anchor Rick Santelli has never been shy about expressing his thoughts on what role the government should have during the current economic crisis. He even drew a response from the White House after trashing some of the administration’s policies on-air.

Well, he has another one:

The rough transcript: “Stop spending! stop spending! stop spending! stop spending! stop spending!”

He also got into another fracas with Steve Liesman, bringing back fond memories of their April confrontation. “Go back to Russia where you understand the state and the citizen,” says Santelli.