Move over, Santelli, there’s a new ostentatiously outraged sheriff in town. Between this and the CNBC “rant heard ’round the world,” expect every financial reporter on cable to start throwing their own atomic fits in hopes of media stardom and, just maybe, a book deal or two. What finer way could there be to start the day than watching a red-faced Erin Burnett pound the desk on “Morning Joe” while hollering about creeping socialism?

You’ll recognize Bertha Lewis, I trust, from her creepy “by any means necessary” post this weekend at HuffPo. Exit question: How much more explosive would this interview have been if Varney had been armed with the boss’s deep background info?

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