Looking back in history, politics has been rich with events that rocked both the world and the stock market. For Jim Cramer, they all represented a buying opportunity.
Some events were even the investment of a lifetime for him.
"They are reminders that when the nation faced systematic economic collapse, political insurrection, instability at the White House and military defeat at the hands of axis powers — there were opportunities to make money," the "Mad Money" host said.
The secret to Cramer's sauce? At each crucial point, he figured out where the bull market was, in both stocks and bonds. The only exception was in 2008 when he pounded the table for investors to get into cash. He told them to buy it all back when the market bottomed in 2009.