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Snake Oil

JM Ashby
Written by JM Ashby

(Cartoonist - Steve Greenberg)

In other news, ExxonMobil shareholders have voted to force the company to disclose risks to business posed by climate change.

Meanwhile, the state of Ohio has filed a lawsuit against 5 drug companies (Purdue Pharma LP, Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc unit, a unit of Endo International Plc, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's Cephalon uni, Allergan Plc.) over the opioid crisis. They're being accused of Medicaid fraud, among other things.

Finally, no one wants that Trump communications director job.

"Hell no!” said one Republican — one of the most common types of response BuzzFeed News got from operatives. “That would be career suicide.” [...]

"That's like asking someone who just witnessed a horrific bungee jumping accident whether they would like to go next,” one Republican source responded in a text message.

“It would be only a few months on the job before tapping out the ‘I want to spend more time with family’ email,” another said.

  • swift_4

    “”That’s like asking someone who just witnessed a horrific bungee jumping accident whether they would like to go next,”

    It’s only the tiniest glimmer of hope, but maybe some Republicans will realize that they have been part of a huge shitshow for a few decades now, and maybe they should go back and see what Eisenhower thought a Republican should be.

  • Dread_Pirate_Mathius

    How’s it pay? I’ll do it.

    Or maybe they can hire the woman who was running the Wendy’s social media campaign?