Hey Dave , What’s your beef with me. I’m just trying to make a living just like you.Happy to take this offline— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) January 28, 2021
What are you talking about? I unequivocally deny that accusation. I had zero to do with what happened today Btw, If I want to make an additional investment with somebody that is my right if it’s in the best interest of my investors Chill out— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) January 28, 2021
Good question. Those questions should be directed at Robin Hood etc. I’m a trader just like your like you are . When you find out give me a holler— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) January 28, 2021
I do think the brokers should make a statement . Seems reasonable— Steven Cohen (@StevenACohen2) January 28, 2021
At least you are speaking and trying to answer. That is appreciated. https://t.co/AGlTx6UwI6— Dave Portnoy (@stoolpresidente) January 28, 2021
What's better than this? Guys being dudes. Not gonna lie, Dave had us in the first half when it looked like my internet mom and dad were fighting for everyone to see. But once these two hardworking jackhammer merciless insatiable Alpha males and titans of their respective industries realized they were talking to another reasonable person, everything settled down around a mutual #RE2PECT for each other with Uncle Stevie unequivocally denying any wrongdoing and Portnoy actually using the word "Appreciate" to someone, which is something I never thought I would see.
I have been very hesitant to comment on all this Gamestop stuff because to be honest, I hardly understand it even after listening to someone with a brain like Large explain it. Like I understand the basics of people buying it because someone said it was going to tank, the stock going through the roof, and then the suits ripping it out from the public's feet on some legitimate scumbag shit. But that's all I really know. If I knew more or anything about buying stocks, I would've definitely jumped in at some point because memes and video games are two of my favorite things.
The thing I don't get is why everyone thinks Steve Cohen was involved. Is he as rich as he is calculating and brilliant? Sure. But just because he bailed out a buddy who took a bath in the initial short squeeze or whatever its called doesn't mean he was involved with the tomfoolery of today. I know he has some skeletons in his closet from the SEC. But I personally believe it would be a very bad idea to judge someone or a company based on something they allegedly said or did years ago. (Source: Every single hit piece written about Barstool this decade, including the hogwash this week).
Anyway, I'm happy that cooler heads prevailed and we can move on to the next phase of El Pres' friendship with Uncle Stevie, hopefully with that offline meeting happening sooner rather than later. Don't you just love when two of your favorite people become friends? I do! To commemorate this momentous occasion, we have new shirts for the unofficial team of Barstool on sale!
I know we have said this roughly 100 times over the last year, but I can't believe today is real.
If you pulled a Mad Libs out of my brain using the most used phrases throughout my life, that may be what pops out. Unbelievable.