Dr. Oz Rips Trust Fund Guy Fetterman: He Wouldn’t Have Had A Stroke If He’d Eaten A Vegetable In His Life

As if the Pennsylvania Senate race isn’t rough enough, things took a dark turn and escalated into the “battle of the veggie trays.”

Republican candidate Dr. Mehmet Oz made an ill-advised campaign video where he took a trip to the grocery store to highlight rising food prices. Trouble is, Oz apparently didn’t know what store he was in, and described a veggie tray by the haughty French term “crudité.”

Not a good look, to say the least. 

After Oz’s far-left Democrat opponent John Fetterman ripped Oz for being out of touch, the fireworks really got going.

Rachel Tripp, Oz’s senior communications adviser, went in for the ultimate zinger, saying, “If John Fetterman had ever eaten a vegetable in his life, then maybe he wouldn’t have had a major stroke and wouldn’t be in the position of having to lie about it constantly.”

Here is the original Oz video:

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The Latest In The Back And Forth

Here’s what Fetterman said about the crudité gaffe:

The whole back and forth started when Fetterman tried to paint Oz as a carpetbagger from New Jersey who cannot identify with Pennsylvania voters – particularly by noting that Dr. Oz owns 10 properties. (Yes, 10.)

Fetterman took to Twitter and said, “I’ve never spoken to a PA resident who doesn’t know how many houses they have … let alone be off by 8.” Oz claimed only two houses at an event prior to Fetterman’s tweet.

Oz’s response was epic. “You lived off your parents until you were almost 50. Regular people don’t mooch off their parents when they’re 50. Get off the couch John!” 

Which turned into:

And so here we are!

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Who Is Really ‘Out Of Touch?’

When it comes to calling someone out for being “out of touch,” Oz may have the bulk of the ammo, which is the funniest part of this whole story. A recent New York Post report related the story of John Fetterman.

He appears to be the guy hanging out in Starbucks all day long with the expensive parent-bought Mac computer with Che Guevara stickers on it blathering on about “revolution,” just minus the man-bun.

As the Post relates the story, Fetterman grew up in the well-to-do suburb of York, Pennsylvania. His father is a prominent businessman and the founder/owner of Kling Insurance. He has lived off his parents’ wealth literally all of his life, getting a $54,000 salary to support himself, his wife and three kids. Not bad “work” if you can get it.

His parents continued to support him even after he was elected mayor of Braddock, Pennsylvania, a part-time job that paid $150 a year. That support lasted until age 49, when he was elected Lieutenant Governor. Even the house he and his family live in, a loft worth $70,000, was purchased from his sister at the bargain basement price of $1.

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A Socialist Who Wants Other Peoples’ Money

John Fetterman is a true man of the people. He has grand ideas, but he needs other peoples’ money to do it. The Bernie Sanders-supporter wants a $15 minimum wage, great for the people the business in question can keep on and afford to pay, not so much for those the business can’t afford and have to let go.

He supports socialized medicine. No word on whether he has asked anyone fresh in from Cuba or Venezuela how that is working out in those countries. He probably thinks “they just aren’t doing it right.”

Throw in support of legalization of marijuana, heroin needle exchanges and safe injection sites in a state where crime has spiked in its largest city, Philadelphia.

Perhaps the voters of Pennsylvania should see to it that John Fetterman gets his first real job somewhere else.

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Becky Noble

Becky Noble, a political blogger and writer for over 10 years, lives by the motto, “Being normal is not necessarily a virtue. It rather denotes a lack of courage.” Becky holds a degree in journalism from Regent University.

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