Snake oil

Anderson Cooper destroys Trump ally peddling untested covid treatment

Sensing he may need a miracle in order to win reelection, Donald Trump is now reportedly “enthusiastic” about an oleander extract called Oleandrin as a Covid-19 miracle treatment.

The untested experimental botanical extract is being pushed by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, who also happens to be a GOP megadonor who calls Trump the greatest president who ever lived.

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After the whole hydroxychloroquine thing (and let’s be real, even before it), it’s probably best to avoid taking medical advice from Trump and his cronies and wait for, you know, actual medical doctors to reach conclusions.

Watch below as Anderson Cooper clashes with Lindell: