Anonymous asked in Social ScienceOther - Social Science · 2 months ago

In today's world, what are examples of snake oil salesman?

17 Answers

  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

     Young Earth Creation Scientists who lie & evade taxes zjq

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Xanax costs two-and-a-half cents to produce 100 tablets. and sells for $136.79… that's a markup of 569,958%.

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  • 1 month ago

    the US government

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Although the timely answer would be "politician", that misses the original concept of "snake oil sales". 

    All of today's advertising is built up to package & market an "attitude" or "lifestyle" in the form of a bottle of "snake oil". 

    Drink this and chicks will flock to you. 

    Eat this and you will be gorgeous. 

    Smoke this and you will be witty & have friends. 

    Take this pill and you will be up all night and make a real impression on your partners. 

    Or wear this and you will save the planet. 

    And since the 1960s we have all been aware of how American politics has devolved into nothing but an advertising campaign. 

    So my answer is:  Advertising & marketing. 

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    President Trump is a great example, trying to sell bleach to cure Covid-19.

  • 2 months ago

    Politicians and lawyers

  • 2 months ago

    Trump claiming that both drinking bleach and sunshine were possible cures for Covid-19, after claiming for several months that the virus was a Hoax.

  • Frank
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    A CNN reporter talking about a “peaceful protest” as a city burns over his shoulder. 

  • 2 months ago

    Joe Biden. He claims that you should just vote for him because he's "good". He says Trump lies when he's told quite a few porkies himself. He ran with Obama promising hope and change yet never delivered it. And now he claims to be some sort of saviour for the black community when it was him in 1994 that co authored the crime bill that discriminates against blacks. It classes cocaine as "crack" simply so they can go harder against poor black people than they do rich whites in the suburbs. He is a snakeoil salesmen. 

  • 2 months ago

    Putin is the snake -- Trump sells the oil 

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