Grossman wrote, “Turns out Cramer doesnâ€™t really have time to do The Apprentice or much else. He is way too busy plotting to murder the upstart Fox Business Network.
“‘We have a competitor now in Fox and it is really important to destroy and mutilate them,’ he says with typical subtlety.
“While Cramer says he likes and respects Foxâ€™s Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailesâ€”he worked for Fox in 1999â€”he wants no part of a friendly tussle.
“This is not the NFL where people mingle at the end of a game,’ he says. ‘Iâ€™m not collegial. Itâ€™s personal.’
“To prove his point, Cramer drops the word ‘turncoat’ when referring to Liz Claman, who jumped ship from CNBC to Fox Business this month. I was actually a little scared to ask if heâ€™d ever do the same thing. Iâ€™ve heard the stories from his trading days.”
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