John Daily is a national treasure. Thank you John for having the balls to tell the king – to his face – that he has no clothes. Journalism plays a crucial role in our democracy and in capitalism. Unfortunately so much of what is touted as journalism today, especially on TV, is purely entertainment. Its goal is ratings and making money, alone. CNBC is to journalism, as Scientology is to religion.

Turn off CNBC. For the good of the people, the economy, and the country, it needs to die. If TV is the only way you get news, try PBS. Or The Daily Show.

Here is the unedited Daily Show interview with Jim Cramer of CNBC on March 12, 2009.