Nope. No joke. This is real life, America!
CNBC is happy to announce that former Congressman Barney Frank has joined @CNBC as our latest contributor
— Ryan Ruggiero (@RyanRuggiero) December 20, 2013
Barney Frank as @CNBC contributor? Is the network *trying* to tank ratings?
— TraderRLH (@TraderRLH) December 20, 2013
Pffft. If anything, this’ll just give CNBC more entertainment value.
Barney Frank on CNBC is gonna be sooooo fun
— Matt Berman (@Mr_Berman) December 20, 2013