Wednesday, February 6, 2008

An idiot or a genius? Or both?

Personally, I think Jon Stewart is a, well, not genius, but one of the smartest people on TV, or anywhere else, for that matter. But, as he readily admits, he sometimes gets things wrong. In a recent interview in which he skewered TV finance pundits, he apparently interpreted an illustrative clip completely wrong. But the shocking thing was that his guest, the personal finance editor of CNN, failed to discern how completely wrong his interpretation was. Any wonder that America is in such bad shape - even the TV finance experts don't understand finance!

Here's the Motley Fool's observation on the issue. And here's the video clip of Jon's interview:

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