Santelli's rant is getting a lot of media attention, but listen to him say right before the economy collapsed that he thought it was healthy. Wow, just like his hero John McCain. And you know how that worked out for him.
“The government is promoting bad behavior! Do we really want to subsidize the losers’ mortgages?!!!! This is America!!!!!” (Does anyone recall Santelli screaming like this over the much larger bailout of his Wall Street friends? Or does he only squeal when regular middle-class Americans get some help?) The big question for Santelli is this: Why does this idiot, who talked about how the global economy was “healthy” and America’s soon would be too, still have a job?
On September 2 of last year, just two weeks before the financial markets crashed and we entered this global depression, he was on the same CNBC program, standing in the same stock exchange, saying that the economy is healthy and that the reason there’s talk of recession is just because the business media was itself in a recession.
But suddenly he's a genius that's speaking for all Americans now...Right before the markets and financials collapsed, the majority of stock show talking heads were all saying about the same thing.