Don’t Question or Mock Authority? Jeff Zucker Responds to Jon Stewart by Sounding Like the Pope

Speak truth to power.

NBC’s Chief Executive, Jeff Zucker, is pissed at Jon Stewart for mocking CNBC “authority” on matters of business. So reports Reuters:

“Just because someone who mocks authority says something doesn’t make it so,” Zucker said, describing the comedian’s comments as “completely out of line.”

Zucker’s fatuous paternalism here is outrageous. 

Here is CNN’s report on the back and forth between Stewart and Cramer that has made Stewart a man who is “out of line” with “authority”:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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