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Ron's Endorsement

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Ron won’t endorse a product unless he uses it exclusively and actually believe in it. Firms in imperfect markets often use celebrity advertising because it serves as a signal that the person selling the product actually believes in the product.

Ron Swanson

No Such Thing as Free Ice Cream

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Ron has carefully hidden his birthday information from his friends, but Leslie uncovers the date when Ron decided to get a free scoop of rum raisin ice cream on his birthday from Baskin Robbins.

Leslie Knope

Why God Loves Capitalism

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Ron teaches his young basketball players that capitalism is God’s way of determining who is smart and who is poor. In the long run of a perfectly competitive market, the worst performers should be pushed out of the market.

Ron Swanson

Mouth Drinkers

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The citizens of Pawnee drink from a water fountain by placing their whole mouth on the nozzle. Ann correctly points out the externality in the situation that by kissing one water fountain drinker, you’re kissing them all.

Ron Swanson