Can We Tolerate Snake Oil Salesmen?
There is a great scene in the old movie, “The Outlaw Josie Wales,” where a snake oil salesman is selling medicinal cures. The salesman encourages a character to try a sip, and the character responds, “You drink it!” The salesman stutters. The prospective customer asks, “What’s in it?” The salesman says, “Why, I don’t know. […]