A trickster snake-oil salesman
is himself tricked by demons.
It would take a snake-oil salesman
of particular genius to sell this Kool-Aid to the sullen urban youths hanging around the corner and wondering why only the rich get richer.
Because with the potentially damning Chilcot report finally on the horizon, his insincere, snake-oil salesman
spin of regret looks uncannily like the smoke, mirrors and manipulation that he used to take the country to war in the first place.
POTIONS He was the modern equivalent of a snake-oil salesman
, flogging his internet potions to the gullible while boasting that he could make them as rich as he was.
This is precisely what snake-oil salesman
Salmond calculated would happen.
Oleaginous, lugubriously lipped recruiters, who would make even a snake-oil salesman
blush, accused of charging sponsors a huge fee and then leaving the recruits to languish under the burden of reimbursing their huge "fees" to pay for their visas or return of passport, maids sometimes being assigned to Dickensian-style workhouse conditions and if in desperation, they run away, they enter the netherworld of being trapped in Bahrain.
He's overly courteous in a false, snake-oil salesman
Frontman JD Wilkes conjures images of Iggy Pop, a medicine-show snake-oil salesman
and whisky priest in his harmonica-blowing theatrical antics.
At Next American City, WILLY STALEY saw something familiar in ALEC MACGILLIS' assessment of suburban-renewal guru Richard Florida ("The Ruse of the Creative Class"): "MacGillis paints the professor as some sort of urban-planning snake-oil salesman
Once again, after a hundred years of science, "beware the snake-oil salesman
On CBS, Clinton told Dan Rather that he hated the term Slick Willie because it dismissed him as a snake-oil salesman
who believed in nothing.
It really sounds like a snake-oil salesman
, even though there's a lot of truth to it.
BORIS Johnson personifies the smarmy snake-oil salesman
type of politician.