In light of last night’s colossally-cliché-but-apparently-somehow-instructive Focus Groups Featuring Undecided Voters (on CNN, Soledad O’Brien chatted with elusive undecideds in Ohio; on Fox, Frank Luntz did the same in St. Louis), I couldn’t help but recall Samantha Bee’s Daily Show send-up of the cloying tradition…from the 2004 campaign. As are most of the show’s archival Roasts of Campaigns Past, it’s just as relevant today. Enjoy.





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Megan Garber is an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab at Harvard University. She was formerly a CJR staff writer.