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Rick Santelli

Conservatives and Their Pity Parties

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Thomas Frank

The party out of power is also a party out of touch.

White House, CNBC Tensions Mount

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The tension between White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs and CNBC anchors mounted on Monday as Gibbs took a swipe at Jim Cramer's comments on the ...

Matthews' "Oh God" vs. Santelli's Rant: Which Told Us More About The Press?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Why did the press dub Matthews' remark a "blooper," yet Santellli's rant was crowned a "populist" "shot heard around the world?"

The Santelli Screed Hits Wrong Target on Mortgage Bailout

Dean Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dean Baker

It would be great if Mr. Santelli would speak up about the real beneficiaries from these scams -- the bank executives and wealthy shareholders.

Matt Lauer Calls Out Rick Santelli For Claiming The White House Threatened Him (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Since CNBC correspondent Rick Santelli's on-air eruption last week over Obama's mortgage bailout plan, he's been promoted by his network, become the s...

The Wingnut Revolution

Bob Cesca | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Cesca

What the far-right appears to suggest is that ideas that are supported by 82% of Americans are criminal acts of tyranny, and an eventual tax increase of pennies on the dollar for the wealthiest 2% is worthy of opposition by revolutionary means.

Fixing the Economy vs. Fairness: The Critical Choice President Obama Has Not Yet Made

Paul Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Abrams

In his speech and in his policies, President Obama seems to be trying to split the difference by providing relief for people who meet certain criteria of worthiness, but letting others fail.

The Search for a Bailout End Game

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Every bailout plan reminds me of an economic re-run of the Iraq war: There is a lot of panic. A hastily written plan sweeps through Congress without scrutiny. The plan is expected to "shock and awe" us.

Things I Don't Get

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Moore

Rick Santelli and others are guilty of extreme hypocrisy, the type that only raises its moral head when it serves a particular constituency.

CNBC Proudly Replays Rick Santelli's Rant

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Once upon a time, cable channels were embarrassed by on-air outbursts or other anchor antics. Now, some are glad to post the video clips on the Intern...

Clueless Rick Santelli Doesn't Understand His Attitude Is Why America Loathes Wall St. & Bankers

John Amato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Amato

The next time I want advice on how to live I'll be sure to ask a man who was deeply involved in "derivatives."

Sam Stein

Gibbs V. Santelli: He Should Read President's Plan (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: Rick Santelli, on G. Gordon Liddy's radio show Monday, suggested that the White House was threatening him and that his kids were unnerved. Via...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santelli Gets Schooled By Press, White House | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

MSNBC's First Read offers this brief item, following up on CNBC's Rick Santelli's awesome plan to lead the gentry on a pitchfork-'n'-torch battle with...

Rick Santelli Rants Again, Calls Fellow Reporter "Rude" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Julie Satow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC's Rick Santelli isn't just fighting with regular Americans. Now he's getting into scuffs with his fellow reporters. In an interview Friday wi...

Jason Linkins

Rick Santelli's Revolution: CNBC Reporter Freaks Out, Wants To Be Che Guevara (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Everyone from Matt Drudge to Matt Drudge is freaking out over this video of CNBC's Rick Santelli, straight-up fomentin' a revolution on the trading fl...

During Frantic Trading, Rick Santelli Finds Toupee On Trading Floor (VIDEO)

CNBC | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CNBC reporter Rick Santelli found(?) a toupee on the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade during one of the most eye-popping days of trading in history...