No doubt most of you have seen the back-and-forth between The Daily Show and CNBC, especially Jim Cramer (who was foolish enough to take the bait). If you haven't seen all the clips, they are worth a watch (below). One thing that does not come up in the discussion is the paradox of our current economic situation: the same people who told us a year ago that our economy was fine are now telling us that if we do not provide them with trillions of dollars our economy will collapse. Why do we believe them?

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It all came to a head when Jim Cramer was a guest on The Daily Show. The full, unedited videos are below.