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MarketingFilms t1_isaz3c7 wrote

It is highly suspect how the worst players seem to be able to constantly fundraise.


SevenButSpelledOut t1_isb0ui8 wrote

It's easy to separate idiots from their money. Just give them a reason to feel special and outraged.


FuklzTheDrnkClwn t1_isb9zao wrote

I wish I could find a way to make money off of these morons


HunterRoze t1_isbpsg8 wrote

Sure it's simple, first, you have to remove any shred of ethics or morals along with any conscience whatsoever - the con in con-man stands for confidence which you have to have 100% in yourself to sucker the rubes.


DoJu318 t1_isd7lr2 wrote

Bonus points if you’re black/brown, they eat that shit up, I’m Hispanic but I can’t bring myself to be a grifter, no thank you.


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Ping-Crimson t1_isg3jkh wrote

Every single one.

Check out my podcast, my shop, my book etc.

My favorite was a guy who tried to invite me on a show "it was a livestream for 7 year old channel that had like 4 or 5 consistent viewers


HunterRoze t1_isd8pth wrote

When I used to do debate I was told all the time I would make a great televangelist or tent revival preacher. Other than not being religious I just can not be objectively evil and take advantage of people. Same reason I can not work in sales - I am really good at it, but I hate myself selling people things they don't want and or don't need. At the end of the day, I have to be able to look myself in the face in the mirror.


outofvogue t1_isnsev5 wrote

And you have to be okay with lying to cancer patients in order to get their money as well.


CAllD2B t1_iscbi8b wrote

For real, I’m out on the streets every week having to convince people to give $25 or $10/month to groups trying to make sure they have clean air or not have plastic in their blood and these guys reel in 30x what my office could raise in a year just by being a fascist


iLeefull t1_isbvwwi wrote

Make T-shirt’s with ‘owning the libs’ sayings. Sell on FB and Etsy. Sit back and profit.


friedguy t1_isbkyyz wrote

This reminds me during the onset of covid.... All the crazy amount of grifters that were advertising health products and virus killing sprays on Fox News radio. I'm always listening to different satellite radio channels and I purposely listen to stuff I don't agree with like Fox just so I can know what the idiots are thinking.

I swear there was a one month period for anytime I'd be scanning through Fox News you would hear these constant advertisements for bogus products that you've never heard advertised on any other kind of radio station let alone would ever see in a store. It was just perfect fly by night let's make some health products because of covid right now and sell them only on Fox News. Pretty much the modern day version of late night only TV products targeted towards senior citizens.

Ironically so much of the Fox News segments would be hosts debating how real covid is while ads in between segments were for these new "health" products to protect you from covid. I remember that one was this "made in America " keychain with uv lasers to sanitize areas. A lot of the products seem to be new super strength vitamin pills.

Say what you want about these grifters but they're not stupid when it comes to hustling for money and knowing their perfect target market.


pikachus_ghost_uncle t1_isbs2u7 wrote

As Frank Reynolds once said “This is America, you're either a duper or a dupee. I'm a duper. You guys are the dupees.”


KhadaJhIn12 t1_isebsfh wrote

Ironic considering frank voted for Kanye. The ultimate dupee


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Chippopotanuse t1_isb5x8u wrote

Alex Jones’ $250m and Trumps $1b “stop the steal” PAC have entered the chat.

Which was started by televangelists long before I was born.


Zerole00 t1_isb5328 wrote

Stupid people are a highly underrated resource, even moreso if they're disenfranchised and lacking personal responsibility


san_serifs t1_isbmmpi wrote

Apparently, all you have to do is tell intellectually and emotionally stunted people what they want to hear and they just throw their money at you.


A40 t1_isazv0q wrote

It's the 'murican way: Money makes right, and the right donate money.


lvlint67 t1_isbnupf wrote

I occasionally get sms spam like, "reply NOW to help President TRUMP secure the 2024 election and stop the steal!"

Others pull much harder on the emotional heart strings. I can certainly see parts of my family falling into the trap and giving money to help "political Jesus".


Ascian5 t1_isd9r3x wrote

Just saw a commercial for "citizens of sanity" during playoff baseball. I hate to name them just for the attention it provides. Jesus Christ. Forget Canada, I want to move to a deserted island. Shit, the Middle East actually looks enticing next to these crazy fucks.

But that's the point. Sow outrage, and let your opponents deal with that while you continue to act in bad faith and in the shadows. All it takes is stirring your uneducated, racist base. You're so busy treating the symptoms, the disease keeps on digging in with a smile.


mother_of_mutts_5930 t1_isbz6qa wrote

Not sure about "suspect," but certainly distressing in terms of the gullibility of so many voters and what that means for our democracy.


CAllD2B t1_iscayw0 wrote

I wonder if there’s a way to charge the people providing the funding for aiding and abetting a crime. Or sponsoring a terrorist organization