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Rick Santelli to Steve Liesman: “Don’t Open Your Mouth and Say Dumb Things”

RealClearPolitics was watching CNBC this afternoon when Mr. Tea Party himself, Rick Santelli, went off on CNBC’s Steve Liesman.

Liesman, the network’s economics guru, posed a question about whether it might be okay for business leaders to not disclose certain things even if it were ethically wrong or even illegal.

Santelli, from his post at the CBOT, shot back, “Are you gonna come up with excuses to break rules and break the law. You sound like Richard Nixon. Who did you vote for Steve?”

Before explaining his question, Liesman asked, “In which election?”


Link: Santelli Rips CNBC Colleagues Over Ethics Question

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