Blodget: So, you're one of CNBC's biggest stars. You're running one of the most successful shows they've got. And you bolt. Why?
Ratigan: A lot of things came together. One, it became apparent to me that there had been some major policy failures in America. While clearly pursuable at a place like CNBC, in my opinion, they are more broadly pursuable from a wide variety of other news platforms.
Blodget: Such as?
Ratigan: Pick them. ABC, CBS, HBO, MSNBC, CNN, FOX.