Government & Politics

June 17, 2014 3:53 PM

Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri scolds TV’s Dr. Oz about diet fads

In sometimes contentious exchanges with McCaskill and other senators at a Capitol Hill hearing, Mehmet Oz described himself as a victim. He said unscrupulous advertisers use his words and image to cash in on the latest fat-busting fad. McCaskill, a former Jackson County prosecutor, didn’t hide her skepticism. “I know you feel that you’re a victim, but sometimes conduct invites being a victim,” she told him.

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