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Dr. Oz fires back at his critics -- with misdirection and an absurd defense
Dr. Oz fires back at his critics -- with misdirection and an absurd defense

Those who feared that the TV medical show host Dr. Mehmet Oz would only profit from a recent call by a group of 10 doctors for Columbia University to dump him from its faculty have turned out to be absolutely correct. The Oz counterattack unfolded on Thursday and Friday, in a lengthy segment on his show and appearances on some obliging media outlets. As is the case with many of the health recommendations on his popular daytime program, it was deceptive and selective--designed not to inform, but to obfuscate. Oz's strategy was to paint himself as a victim and a target of powerful interests angered by his truth-telling on...

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