The pharmaceutical industry has announced that they’re going to ramp up their advertising spending for this year to try to convince the public that their number one priority is creating life-saving medications. While it is true that the medications produced by these companies can save lives, the real goal of their advertising blitz is to distract the public from rising pharmaceutical prices, and to put an end to all the populist talk about healthcare reform.
Drug companies are terrified of progressive politicians like Bernie Sanders because they know that if he makes it to the White House, their days of gouging U.S. consumers are over.
Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.
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