As stupid as it may be,



is a buy off the fact that it's going to be a "bidding war battleground" for private-equity firms, Jim Cramer said on his

"RealMoney" radio show Monday.

The private-equity guys believe they are rich enough to own a newspaper when it comes to Tribune. Even though it may have some "unique media assets," all told, it is an "indebted newspaper conglomerate," Cramer said.

There is no doubt that the private-equity investors are attracted to Tribune's TV assets and not its newspaper assets. In the end, though, Cramer says that someone is "going to get stuck owning a newspaper."

Private-equity firms believe that they can do a better job by firing people and making a leveraged TV play; and in the end, "all will win," Cramer said.

"When things are bad at a company, it is good to change things around." And it's especially a good thing when the company brings in a CEO who is not related to the sector of the company, Cramer said.

He added that when a new CEO has nothing to do with the culture of a company, he can clean house.

In particular, Cramer said two such situations come to mind:


(F) - Get Report





In both cases, the companies replaced the existing family CEOs with new ones, and now both stocks are ready to move higher, he said.

Up at six points to $53, Wrigley has a group of people in management who are intent on making some changes. The stock should move down a dollar or two and then go up, Cramer said.

"Let it come in a little and then buy it," he advised

To see the most recent edition of The RealMoney Radio Recap in its entirety, please click here. This recap is published every day around 3 p.m. ET.

Jim Cramer is a director and co-founder of He contributes daily market commentary for's sites and serves as an adviser to the company's CEO. Outside contributing columnists for and, including Cramer, may, from time to time, write about stocks in which they have a position. In such cases, appropriate disclosure is made. To see his personal portfolio and find out what trades Cramer will make before he makes them, sign up for

Action Alerts PLUS. Listen to Cramer's RealMoney Radio show on your computer; just click

here. Watch Cramer on "Mad Money" at 6 p.m. ET weeknights on CNBC. Click

here to order Cramer's latest book, "Real Money: Sane Investing in an Insane World," click

here to get his second book, "You Got Screwed!" and click

here to order Cramer's autobiography, "Confessions of a Street Addict." While he cannot provide personalized investment advice or recommendations, he invites you to send comments on his column by

clicking here. has a revenue-sharing relationship with Traders' Library under which it receives a portion of the revenue from Traders' Library purchases by customers directed there from