The News/Fake News Intersection: Beck, Cramer

By SteveK Comment

On Wednesday night, The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart delivered a lengthy rant against CNBC, of which Jim Cramer was a major part, and The Colbert Report’s Stephen Colbert parodied Glenn Beck’s doomsday scenario segments “War Room” with his own “Doom Bunker.”

But that was just the beginning. Cramer, who has been locked in a war of words with the White House this week (of which press secretary Robert Gibbs describes as “fun”), appeared last night on Colbert’s program. He had more bad news, but Colbert tried to give it a positive spin (Video after the jump).

And today on Glenn Beck’s FNC program, he responded to Colbert, by declaring a new war — on chins (Colbert made a crack about the “chins-to-Beck ratio”). Click here to see the segment:



Click continued to see Cramer on Colbert…