This is revealing, yet unsurprising. The Daily Show obtained a copy of the Republican National Committee’s talking points memo distributed to national pundits, and shared the memo with its audience.
The memo directed commentators to disregard positive economic news, and instead, focus on the national debt, the “real” unemployment rate, and the price of gas. The segment, brilliantly titled “Faking Bad”, highlights examples of the talking points in action. Enjoy: