CNBC’s Jim Cramer and Erin Burnett appeared on the Today show this morning, and at the end of the segment Meredith Vieira asked Cramer for his reaction to the Daily Show interview last week. “He was tough on you,” she said. “You had a rough week. He was very tough on you, very tough on CNBC.”
“I think it was a naive and misleading thing to attack the media,” said Cramer of Jon Stewart. “We weren’t behind this. CNBC in particular has been out front on this.”
Later Cramer explained what he meant when he said he would “try harder” during the Daily Show appearance. “That was an attempt, as it was throughout the interview, to take a high road, which I was brought up to think was a good thing to do,” he said. “Sometimes high roads aren’t well greeted in the media. But I believe that you should always try to do better.”
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