Warren Buffett: Munger and I Are Like an Old Married Couple


Warren Buffett and his right-hand man Charlie Munger brought their brand of slap-stick comedy to CNBC Monday, with each finishing the other's sentences and laughing at their own jokes.

Asked about what drew them together, Munger said that they are both "natural wiseasses." Buffett will be probably be remembered as a teacher, Munger predicted, saying he'd like to remembered that way too, but more likely he's be remembered as a "wiseass."

Buffett said of their decades-long partnership: "We're like an old married couple." They talk only once "every two weeks," Buffett said, adding that he usually calls Munger when he "deep down" knows he's wrong.

But on a more serious note, Munger offered that they both like ideas. He joined Buffett in a "Squawk Box" interview from Omaha, Nebraska, where their Berkshire Hathaway (BRK-A) held its annual meeting over the weekend. Along with Buffett, vice chairman Munger spent more than five hours Saturday answering questions from shareholders, reporters, and stock analysts.

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Congressman Howard Buffet(warren's dad)was Taft's campaign mgt

May 05 2014 at 8:54 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Warren's dad Howard Buffet would be disgusted with who his son has become, I wish the Republicans hadn't stolen the primary in 1952 after Robert Taft won it in Little Rock and gave it to the Eisenhower as Taft wasn't interested in fighting the cold war or having any treaties with other countries beside trade agreements

May 05 2014 at 8:53 PM Report abuse -1 rate up rate down Reply

Buffet bought Phillips petroleum in 2008 when price was sky-high, that's why he's using his puppet Obama to stop XL pipeline to send price of oil back up, also funding Eco-fascists to spread misinformation about fracking

May 05 2014 at 8:46 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

what he needs to be concerned with is this new innovation i have in mind to changen to course of travelling to being more compelling to his interested of work and study

May 05 2014 at 8:15 PM Report abuse +1 rate up rate down Reply

Can someone get me Warren Buffett's address, I need to ask him for a loan so I can put my daughter through college. I come from very poor background and need the help.

May 05 2014 at 6:02 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Since Buffet is an A One Jerk. Who cares what he thinks?

May 05 2014 at 5:44 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply