Magazine January 24, 2022, Issue

Dr. Odd

(Roman Genn)
The kook that Keystone State Republicans have been waiting for

Dr. Mehmet Oz may be the perfect Republican candidate for our time: a talk-show host and snake-oil peddler with a throbbing persecution complex, a Fox News hanger-on with a couple of weird religious connections and no real political experience. He is seeking to take over the Senate seat being vacated by Pennsylvania’s Pat Toomey, an old-school Reaganite conservative who pretty plainly has had enough and who in any case would have had a hard time getting himself reelected after voting to convict President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial last February.

From Pat Toomey to Mehmet Oz — that would

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