Joe Kernan to Davidson’s Tom Forte and Wedbush’s Daniel Ives in an episode that aired Friday:
Kernan: I’ll pick which one of you I want to answer after I do my little rant. So, there are no flying autonomous Apple cars, I don’t see anyone wearing those ugly watches anymore. What happened? I’m going to start with you, Tom. Is it the services and the whole [waves arms] Apple ecosystem that has continued to perform? Is that why? None of the big… I don’t have a new Apple TV. I have Apple TV, but I don’t have one [draws a rectangle in the air] that they make. None of these things have happened, yet the stock has at least doubled from where we were saying “what are they going to do next?”
Forte: It’s a great question, Joe.
Switching from straw horses to salty hyperbole, Kernan tells Ives that his iPhone brings tears to his eyes and that he would swim across the Hu∂son if he ever left it by mistake on the Jersey side.
Cue the video:
My take: What a clown.