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