It’s so generous of Oz to provide grist for the mill

He has been despised by skeptics for a good long while, so I have to thank Fetterman for highlighting the quack nostrums Oz has been selling for so long. Boy, there’s a lot of ’em.

What’s really sad, though, is that Oz has made a fortune of hundreds of millions of dollars peddling random herbs while claiming they can cure cancer and make you a decade younger (they can’t). Meanwhile, pointing out that he’s lying will earn you diddly-squat.


  1. says

    How did Oz get famous again? Was it some kind or reality show? I honestly don’t know. I only know him as a snake oil salesman, but he did something before right? Some kind of TV thing right? Guess I could look it up be he’s not even worth a Google search IMO.

    This is so like the attitude when the Kardashian show got big. “Who are these people and why are they so rich and famous?”. I only keep track of people who DO things. People who just “ARE” things are not worth my attention.

  2. Oggie: Mathom says

    Heart surgeon to heartless huckster. I want to see him go down.

    Around here (home, not this blog), I have heard many people (all conservatives) furiously lamenting that famous people get hounded out of politics because all the public statements they have made get thrown back in their face, completely out of context. Of course, these people are furious that Trump’s own words are used against him.

    But, let a non-GOP Presidential candidate refer to a submarine as a ship and it proves for all time that person (Obama) should never be allowed to be CinC.

    It’s almost like the conservatives have a little bit of a double standard.

  3. mikey says

    @#1: Freakin’ Oprah. The nice lady who gave an audience to Jenny McCarthy’s antivax movement, “Dr” Phil, and many other snake oil sellers.

  4. says

    “Exorcisms?” He plugged exorcisms?! We need to take a deeper dive into that sub-chapter of Oz’s fraudulence. Did he ever specify what sort of exorcisms he thought we should all be getting? Catholic? Protestant? The kind we saw in certain famous bad movies? Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?!

  5. birgerjohansson says

    There is a Catholic exorcist in Italy that performs his services over the telephone. I see a good business opportunity here.

  6. microraptor says

    I’d like to thank Lindsey Graham for his efforts to help a Blue Wave succeed in November. Announcing his bill to ban abortion nationally really could be the final tipping point in keeping Oz and the other Republicans in hot Senate and House seats from winning.