Daily Show Takes On Lenny Dykstra, Jim Cramer (VIDEO)

It was only a matter of time before Jon Stewart -- an unabashed New York Mets fan -- tackled the puzzling rise and spectacular fall of Lenny Dykstra's career as a financial guru. Dykstra, an ex-Mets star, declared bankruptcy last week, after amassing what seemed to be a staggering fortune, including a California home once owned by Wayne Gretzky.

Stewart showed a clip of some of Dykstra's profanity-laden reactions to his recent financial and legal troubles, and responded with:

"My broker is Lenny Dykstra, and when my broker talks -- you cannot air it on national television."

Stewart, also took a shot at Jim Cramer, who famously championed "Leonard Q. Dykstra" as a world-beating investor. Dykstra actually wrote a regular column for Cramer's Here's what Cramer said of Lenny's market prowess:

"This is a guy who is applying the same skills to money as he applied to sports. It's brilliant...Not only is he sophisticated, but he's one of the great ones in this business."


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