Talking Points

In this great clip from the Daily Show Jon looks at how the repetition of “talking points” shapes public perception of candidates.”

They illustrate how GOP spokespeople all repeat the same little sound bites, reinforcing the concept they’ve been instructed to convey. This isn’t anything new, which, I guess is why it takes a cable comedy show to help remind us that “these people are spewing nothing but propaganda,,” while the broadcast news and print media just pass on the BS without interpretation or context.