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Jon Stewart's Jim Cramer smackdown: Watch it again

I almost felt bad for Mad Money’s Jim Cramer as I watched him on The Daily Show last night. Jon Stewart hit Cramer with reasonable critique after reasonable critique, and the so-called financial guru had nothing to offer in return beyond shameless plea-coppage and goalpost-moving (“Who, meeee?”) – and, eventually, what sounded like a groveling admission of professional wrongdoing. On a human level, it’s a little painful to watch someone’s credibility get destroyed like that in front of millions. But as Ken Tucker has already said, Stewart was performing a valuable public service by grilling Cramer. He may have been harsh, but that guy deserved it.

And now we can now relive every awkward moment of that interview in extended and uncensored form. Watch the first part below, then click over to The Daily Show’s website for the rest – and weigh in below to tell us what you thought of this epic basic-cable prizefight.

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