Santelli’s Tea Party Outburst Sets CNBC.com Records

As of this morning, yesterday’s Rick Santelli outburst on CNBC had been viewed on CNBC.com 1,277,015 times. That makes it the most-watched video ever on CNBC.com. The next most-watched clip was Jim Cramer‘s “The Fed is Asleep” rant from August 2007 which was viewed 224,000 times on CNBC.com.

A version of the Santelli clip on YouTube has been viewed an additional 202,000 times.

CNBC.com is also running a poll asking “Would you want to join Rick Santelli’s ‘Chicago Tea Party?’” 227,783 have voted so far. 94% have said “Yes.” 5% voted “No.”

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