Which of the following best completes the passage below.
When purchasing a new automobile, consumers are generally wary of car salespeople, a group that bears a reputation for dishonesty. To combat this problem, the CEO of Hoffpeck motors is running an advertising campaign on television and radio in which he personally guarantees that he has certified each of his salespeople as 100% honest. This strategy may fail to achieve its desired results, however, because.......
a) Consumers pay less attention to television and radio advertising campaigns than they did before the widespread use of the internet
b) Consumers favor compact cars over SUV's and HOffpeck motors has failed to align its vehicle offerings with this changing market.
c) Consumers are likely to view the CEO of Hoffpeck motors as dishonest, himself, in light of his presence in a campaign to sell cars
d) Consumers view prominent business people as more trustworthy than salespeople
e) Consumers rank affordability and style ahead of showroom experience as the primary factors in their decisions to purchase new cars.
Strategy is - Running a campaign on television and radio
Expected result- To overcome from the image of dishonest salespeople
Question type - Weaken
So, we need to find a premise(alternative explanation) for the question-
Why running a campaign on television and radio will not help in overcoming the image of dishonest people.
Explanation says- A is Out of Scope. Isn't A suggests that it may not be a viable strategy to promote the plan on Radio as people no longer pay attention towards radio advertisements because of internet. So, plan is likely to be failed. Also, Choice A does present new information.
Also, I found the language of C to be strong and Out of scope(phrase - in light of his presence in a campaign to sell cars)
Can someone explain Why A is wrong.
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