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By Robert Rapier on Jan 24, 2008 with no responses

I Want to be a Consumer Advocate

The job of “consumer advocate” has got to be one of the easiest jobs in the world. You don’t need any credentials, you don’t need to fact check, and you get to write your own press releases in which you liberally quote yourself as an authority. And the most important rule of all seems to be – Send out frequent, hysterical press releases so people will think you are relevant. This latest release from the FTCR (which spawned Oil Watchdog) has got to be one of the most ill-informed pieces of tripe I have ever read. Does the press who decides to run this junk bother to critically analyze anything? Well, if they won’t, I will: Foundation for Taxpayer and… Continue»